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By Tracy Begland
A record 174 Coppell High School students qualified for the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest following regional competition at Coppell Middle School East on Feb. 23.
This tops Coppell's previous record from last year when 171 CHS students qualified for the state contest, which is held at the end of May.
“Our students are successful at the regional solo contest because we place a great deal of emphasis on this contest throughout the year,” said Scott Mason, CISD director of instrumental music. "Each solo helps the student improve several musical skills. Our students’ musicianship improves