Cooper choir members represent in TPSMEA

Choir members prepare to sing in TPSMEA's All-State Choir in Dallas.
Twelve members of the Cooper Chorale auditioned for a spot in the TPSMEA (Texas Private School Music Education Association) All State Choir.

Eleven of these Upper School singers competed in the first round of auditions, with ten students earning membership in the All-Region Choir, including a 1st alternate. These singers spent the winter holidays learning new music, and presented a concert on January 14, 2023.

These singers advanced to the TPSMEA All-State Choir:
Sophie Brown
Riya Ray
Jacob Broussard
Carlos Calderon

They will join top singers from around the state at the 2023 All State Clinic and Concert on January 28 at the Eisemann Center in Dallas, Texas. 

In November, the following students submitted a recorded audition and were selected to the TPSMEA Middle School Region Honor Choir:

Victoria Bahrenburg
Larissa Calderon
Alli Hemmert
Andrew Burk
Colin Korneich
Yohan Vaz
Veronica Brazon
Audrey Butler
Piper Castle
Nicole Hodges
Carleigh Holton
Sydney Mullins
Tessa Vivier
David Mateski
Riley Gottsman
Cole Willing
Bennett Dansby
Evelyn Chi
Langston Buck
Analisse Smith

Their recognition culminated in a concert on November 5, 2022.

For more information about TPSMEA, visit their website:

All choirs at The John Cooper School are directed by Rae Moses, who has been the Director of Choral Activities for over 11 years.

View The John Cooper School’s Spring 2022 Choir Concert here:

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