Coppell Student Media

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Halfway to the goal: choir sees 15 singers pass region auditions

New Tech High @ Coppell senior Manasa Velamuri, Coppell High School senior Amrita Ghose and junior Swetha Tandri sing in a sectional during Aaron Coronado’s eighth period choir chorale class on Tuesday. Coppell had 29 singers individually compete at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region 31 auditions at L.D. Bell High School on Sept. 26, and 15 made it through to the Pre-Area stage on Nov. 19 at Carroll Senior High School in Southlake. Photo by Mari Pletta

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

A nervous commotion fills the air as students talk energetically in groups, awaiting their turn to be called into the room and perform for one of their biggest auditions of the year.  Unlike his competitors, Coppell High School senior Ethan Koshy sits quietly by himself to the side, takes a swig o...

Band, choir students make CHS shine at all-state

Coppell High School Choir junior Arzue Shakeri, senior Ashley Benhayoun and senior Tori
Kennedy smile during 7th period after placing in the All-State Choir. The All-State Choir is a
group of highly selected individuals who show certain talents which are brought together to form
choirs such as the Treble Choir, Mixed Choir and many more.

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

  Every year, hundreds of students dream of making the prestigious Texas all-state band and choir, but only a select few achieve the distinguished status of an all-stater.   This academic year for the Coppell High School band and choir has been a notable one, with eight students from...

On the Spot: Middle, elementary schoolers bring charisma to annual show

On the Spot: Middle, elementary schoolers bring charisma to annual show

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Bright smiles and cheerful voices filled the Coppell High School auditorium with music on Thursday as elementary, middle and high school directors came together to host the annual Coppell ISD Honor Choir.   One day each year, elementary and middle school students spend the day at CHS to pa...

Benhayoun gains life changing experience through choir convention (Q&A)

Photo courtesy Ashley Benhayoun

Sruthi Boppuri, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

Coppell High School Choir students are spreading Coppell talent beyond the borders of Texas. This past week, several CHS choir students traveled to Kansas City, MO, to participate in the Southwestern American Choral Directors Association (SWACDA) conference. Sophomore Ashley Benhayoun provides more ...

Ardi Saunders sings her way to the top (with video)

Ardi Saunders sings her way to the top (with video)

Maggie Theel, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016

Seven extraordinary singers from Coppell High School made the 2016 Texas All-State choir - one of them is only a sophomore.   Ardi Saunders has been in choir for five years and she is currently in Kantorei, the varsity women’s choir at CHS. For her, choir is more than just a class - sing...

Fame musical theater class delivers a taste of Broadway

April 27, 2012

By Christina Burke Staff Writer This weekend, the Fame musical theater class at Coppell High School will be taking the stage for their very own show, "One... Singular Sensation: A Taste of Broadway". Directors Lisa Tabor and Albert Torres have worked hard with the assistance of choreographer Whitney Hennen to make sur...

Annual Vivace! Spring Show to thrill audiences

May 12, 2011

by Divya Kumar News Editor The sight of bright red vests and black dance shoes down the halls of Coppell High School today means only one thing: the arrival of the Vivace! Spring Show. Shows will run on Saturday, May 14 at 2:00 P.M. and Sunday, May 15 at 6:30 P.M. Both of these shows will take place...

April 5, 2011

By Julia Kim Staff Writer The CHS Brava! Show Choir will host its spring show on Thurs., May 5 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale, and students can purchase tickets from any Brava! member, at lunch, or at the door. Brava! is a show ensemble that is part of the A’Cappella Choir at CHS, and this...

Coppell Madrigals sing sweet victory in competition

March 7, 2011

Beth Anne Carroll Staff Writer This past weekend, the Coppell High School Madrigal singers traveled to San Antonio to compete in the Texas Madrigal Festival. 32 choirs from across Texas competed for the distinction of 2012 honor choir. The Coppell Madrigals were named third runner up. In the...

CHS choir students participate in UIL solo and ensemble competition

February 17, 2011

by Divya Kumar News Editor This Saturday, Feb. 19th, all Coppell High School choir students will participate in the annual UIL solo and ensemble competition. After months of practicing on their own, these students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their musical talent in front of a judge for...