Mansfield High school
Mansfield , Texas
Bio: The Mansfield High A Cappella Women’s Choir is one 5 performing choirs at Mansfield High School. The A Cappella women serve as the Varsity Women’s choir at Mansfield High. The 32-voice choir is an auditioned group consisting of sophomores, juniors and seniors. The choir consistently earns Sweepstakes ratings at UIL concert and sight-reading contests. Several students are also members of the TMEA Region V choir and the school consistently places students in the Texas All-State Choir. The choir is under the direction of Reginal Wright and Associate Mariah Spiry
Ensemble Statement: The Mansfield High School is a diverse community of singers in the South Arlington, Texas area in the DFW Metroplex. Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds, cultures, religions and social / economical situations. In terms of demographics our choir contains 51% Caucasian, 18% African American, !8 percent Hispanic and 7 % Asian. Mansfield ISD is the last school district in the United States to integrate students and Mansfield High School is the oldest school in the district. The choir has always been a staple that ties the school to the community through performances at many schoolwide and citywide events. From football games to school board meetings the choir provides an important service with the talents of the student body. The sole purpose of the Mansfield choir is to: Provide a superior music education to all students that enroll for the class. Create a safe and collaborative environment where students and parents are stake holders within the overall program. Teach with rigor and relevance while allowing student ownership within the learning process. Provide meaningful opportunities for performance beyond the family concerts that are offered each school year.