Bel Canto is the all-women choir of Mt. Carmel High School. Participation is granted through the audition process.
Their reputation for excellence includes performances at Carnegie Hall and Disneyland's Candlelight Procession and Ceremony. In 2003, the music department was recognized by the Grammy Foundation as the number three program in the United States, followed by another Grammy in 2005 and 2008. Both Classical Ensemble and Bel Canto have traveled the United States extensively receiving superior ratings at CMEA, ACDA, and SCVA festivals. Locally they also perform at the annual Madrigal Dinner and in the three yearly Choir Performances.
The Bel Canto choir regularly receives superior ratings at music festivals and has won top awards at choir competitions.