The precision moves, so well done, they tell a story. Forty-four faces, every one with a smile shining brightly, practice daily to make sure not a hand is out of place or a step misdirected. To be a Carmel Ambassador is an accomplishment in itself. But to be a member of the award winning Carmel Ambassadors takes continuous daily practice.
They are a competition choir, preparing for the weekend contest circuit. They are usually joined by the all female Carmel Accents, who strive for melodious perfection and travel to the same venues. You can be assured the Carmel Ambassadors and Accents have represented Carmel High School and our community very well as they take home trophies almost every time they take the stage. The bus ride home is usually very sweet as losses seldom occur. Just watching an Ambassador or Accent show is always magical and a win for the audience.
For Carmel residents, your chance to enjoy your very own Carmel Ambassadors and Accents performances of their 2013 competition set is March 20 at 7:30 pm in the Dale E Graham Auditorium at Carmel High School. Tickets are available at the door for $10 or $5 in the balcony.
This is the third year for the unique concert called Concert for the Community. I say unique because this is not just a concert but a gift. For the last three years, the kids have been using their musical talent to accomplish two major goals. First, they want to share their hard work with their community. But most important, they want to finish the year by giving something back; to support a local charity.
So if you should hear a cute little bark or a well intentioned howl during the applause; that would be Mac, Molly or Lilly just showing their appreciation. The Cairn Terriers most certainly to be invited to the show are the working members of TheraPets of Indiana, chosen to receive a portion of the ticket sales. A nonprofit corporation formed to provide animal-assisted therapy and activities in hospitals, nursing homes, school and home settings. Currently, TheraPets is most active with St.Vincent Hospital Indianapolis where the dogs are on-call seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Visitations are done in a way that increases emotional well being, promotes healing and improves the quality of life for patients as well as the staff that cares for them.
So, put March 20 on your calendar and wear quiet shoes. You will not be able to control the tapping of your toes.