Choir brings the fire

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Lauren Campbell

At the Cedar Park vs. Westwood Homecoming football game on Sept. 12, choir members sang the National Anthem. CPHS choir students recently made District, and are now preparing for Regionals. “It was hard, but it was a good experience,” sophomore Paris Varnier said.

Meital Abraham, Reporter

Twenty-five CPHS choir members made District choir on Sept. 27, out of 500 students competing from schools in the Central Texas area. Each student was vying for one of 288 spots.

“Competition was hard but it was fun,” junior Madison Greene said. “The experience was overwhelming at first, but it challenged me to be a better performer and gave me a different experience through harder music.”

Greene was one of the 25 students who received a place in the District competition.

Sophomore Paris Varnier also made District, and thought it was a good opportunity.

“The competition was a good experience,” Varnier said. “It was hard preparing for but the actual audition wasn’t that bad. Competing for choir is good practice for the future, and more people should join choir.”

Another student who made District was sophomore Carson Greene, who also enjoyed the competition.

“The competition was not as difficult as I expected it to be,” Greene said. “It was my first year competing and it was a good experience.”

Students are now preparing for All-State auditions and for one of 120 places in the TMEA Region Choir on Oct. 28, earning a place in the third round of auditions.