Choir of Smith high school

Welcome to the Newman Smith High School Choral Department

Aaron Lucero & Evan Brown, Directors
Accompanist: Kelly Pfaffenberger
Voice Teacher: Dr. Sarah Daniels

The Newman Smith High School Choral Department boasts 7 performing ensembles, including Men’s Choir, Cantori, Bel Canto, Varsity Men, Varsity Women, Vocal Ensemble and A Cappella.

Our choirs consistently earn Sweepstakes at UIL contest, as well as “Superior” and “Best in Class” ratings at choral festivals around the state and the nation. In February 2010, the A Cappella Choir became the first secondary concert ensemble in the history of Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD to perform as an invited choir for the Texas Music Educators Association Convention in San Antonio. Most recently, the Varsity Women’s Choir was named “Best in Class” and Grand Champion Runner-Up at the 2014 DBU “Festival di Voce”. NSHS Choirs have toured to New York City, Orlando, San Antonio, New Orleans, Branson and Corpus Christi.

“The Voice of Excellence” is consistently well-represented at the Region, Pre-Area, Area, and State level of the TMEA All-State Choir competition. A typical year at NSHS includes 35+ First Division awards earned by NSHS students at Solo and Ensemble Contest. Private voice lessons are offered during the school day from our highly qualified, screened and accredited teacher, Dr. Daniels.

If you have any questions please contact:

Aaron Lucero
Head Choral Director
(972) 968-5340

Evan Brown
Associate Choral Director

Detailed calendar, handbook, assignment, and financial information is available at:


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