CONCORD PERFORMING ARTS DEPARTMENT

Our Winter Guard is headed to State Finals. See them in action for their final performance in Elkhart!

beginning band

CONCORD'S BEGINNING BAND PROGRAM

Attention families: It's time to sign up for Beginning Band! Click the link below to access the Beginning Band website where you can learn about the program offerings, summer band camp, and much more!

beginning band

CONCORD'S BEGINNING ORCHESTRA PROGRAM

Attention families: It's time to sign up for Beginning Orchestra! Click the links below to access the Beginning Orchestra website or to sign up for an open house time.

TICKETS, EVENTS, AND MORE

Tickets

CLICK HERE to order tickets

Print tickets, download them digitally or save them to collect at Will Call on the date of the performance.

Calendar

CLICK HERE for the events calendar

If a performance is not currently listed on the calendar, please contact the music department at 574-875-4105.

Other Offerings

CLICK HERE for photo galleries

Photos can be viewed and downloaded from the Concord Performing Arts Smugmug account.

OUR DEPARTMENTS

Band

BAND

The band department includes the nationally-known Minuteman Marching Band, four concert bands, Jazz I & II, and the CHS Pep Band.

AWARDS AND HONORS

ISSMA Marching Band State Champions: 1992, 2003, 2005, 2011, 2015; State Finalist: 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 (* denotes champion runner-up)

ISSMA Concert Band State Finalist: 1987, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016

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ORCHESTRA

The orchestra department includes the string and symphony orchestras. 

AWARDS AND HONORS

ISSMA State Finalists: 1985, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2013

BEGINNING ORCHESTRA INFORMATION

Choir Picture

CHOIR

The choral department includes seven groups: Beginning Women’s Chorus, Intermediate Men’s Chorus, Intermediate Women’s Chorus, Advanced Women’s Chorus, Concert Choir, Symphonic Choir, and the Concord Singers.

AWARDS AND HONORS

ISSMA State Finalists: 2011, 2015, 2016, 2019

Color Guard

COLOR GUARD

The color guard combines the arts of marching, dancing, and flag choreography to embody the music of the band and to offer the audience a visually captivating experience.

AWARDS AND HONORS

IHSCGA Regional A Silver Medalist: 2018

Theater

THEATER 

The theater department thrills audiences each year with a fall play and spring musical.

Recent performances include:

  • 2020-2021: "The Miracle Worker" and "The Newsies"

  • 2019-2020: "Fame" and "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

  • 2018-2019: "The Curious Savage" and "Les Miserables"

  • 2017-2018: "Harvey" and "The Wizard of Oz"

Contact Us

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Music Department

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC

Scott Spradling

MUSIC SECRETARY

Bessie Huneryager

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/BPAC

Scott Preheim

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/BPAC

Austin Robbins

Beickman Performing Arts Center

59117 Minuteman Way,

Elkhart, IN 46517

Phone: 574-875-4105

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Bands

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Bryan Golden

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Steve Peterson

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Cameron Bradley

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Jack Hinkle

PERCUSSION DIRECTOR

Denton Sutherlin

Microphone

CHOIRS

CHORAL DIRECTOR, CHS

Jimmy Bennett

CHORAL DIRECTOR, CJHS

Joely Janisse

PIANO  ACCOMPANIST, CHS

Sue Paden

PIANO  ACCOMPANIST, CJHS

Melaney Gabris

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Orchestras

ORCHESTRA DIRECTOR

Victoria Petrak

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Angela Gigler

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

John Hinkle

Theater masks

Theater

DIRECTOR

Sam Vaughn

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Kelly VonGunten

PRODUCER

Jeff Stutzman

Colorguard

Color Guard

INSTRUCTOR

Ryan Prebys