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Trumpet ensemble makes history as first to win in new division of national competition

Coppell High School senior Supratik Pochampally, junior Terri Rauschenbach and senior Trevor Holmes stand with CISD Trumpet Instructor Dr. Jared Hunt in the CHS band room. The Ensemble won first place in the Trumpet Ensemble Division at the National Trumpet Competition on March 16 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky.

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

When the five high schoolers signed up to compete in the National Trumpet Competition, they did not expect to make history. They simply thought it would be a fun experience to play together. Yet on March 15-16, Coppell High School junior Terri Rauschenbach, seniors Trevor Holmes and Supratik Pochampa...

Holmes places first chair in state, keeps up with dynamics of music

Coppell High School senior Trevor Holmes plays his trumpet during seventh period on March 25. Holmes placed first chair in the state for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Convention.

Sofia Guerrero, Co-Student Life Editor

March 27, 2019

Coppell High School senior Trevor Holmes sat anxiously in the lobby as he waited for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Convention chair placements to be released. Finally, the results were posted on a board and upon first glance, Holmes quickly found his name at the top, meaning he ...

Stubblefield’s musical career comes to a crescendo (with video)

Coppell High School senior Christopher Stubblefield practices his trumpet in the band ensemble room Thursday after school. Stubblefield won first place at the National Trumpet Competition in the High School Division.

May 1, 2016

You enter the concert hall and look around for an empty seat. The concert hall is packed with people eager to hear the next trumpet finalist perform. The next finalist walks onto the stage, closes his eyes and begins to play his piece.   Captivated by his performance, everyone is in awe.   ...