Andrea Cox - Soprano
Andrea Cox, soprano, enjoys careers in both singing and teaching. She received her Master of Music in vocal performance from Southern Methodist University. Andrea has been teaching private voice for 16 years and is thrilled to return for a fifth year to Keller High School. She also has a home studio of teenage and adult students, from beginners to professionals. Andrea enjoys teaching all ages, levels, and musical styles. Her former students have gone on to sing with prestigious opera programs, choirs, and Broadway. Andrea has served as Soprano Soloist and section leader at East Dallas Christian Church for 14 years, where she most recently was the featured soloist in concert with UNT's prestigious harp choir, Harp Beats. She is an avid recitalist and enjoys performing musical theater as well as opera. Favorite operatic roles include Guadalena in La Perichole, Laurie in The Tender Land, Tamiri in Il Re Pastore, Sister Geneveive in Suor Angelica, and Laetitia in the Old Maid and the Thief. Favorite musical theater roles include Mrs. Segstrom in A Little Night Music with Theater Three, Maria Del Castillo in Her Song with Echo Theater (which she reprised in February of 2018), and Miss Dorothy in Thoroughly Modern Millie at Garland Summer Musicals. Andrea lives in Lewisville with her husband Jason, two sons, Ethan and Collin, and two poodles, Hurley and Charlie.
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Dr. Meng-Jung Meg Tsai - Soprano
Praised for her “most genuine performing” by Birmingham Post, Meng-Jung Meg Tsai is a soprano originally from Taipei, Taiwan, and currently based in Dallas/Fort Worth area. Meg has been involved in vocal and choral music since the age of nine. She holds her Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of North Texas, Master of Music and Post Graduate Diploma from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, UK, and her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Catholic Fu-Jen University in Taipei. She teaches voice at The Colony High School in Lewisville, Keller High School and Hillwood Middle School in Keller. In her 15 years of teaching, her students have been placed in TMEA All-State Choir, UIL All-Region Choir; been selected for concert soloists, leading roles in opera workshops, as well as in local musical theater productions; several have been admitted as music majors at the University of Texas, University of North Texas, Dallas Baptist University, Mississippi State University. Meg performs as a soloist in operas, concerts, and serves as the choral scholar leader at Flower Mound United Methodist Church. She and her husband, Dr. WeiShu Tsai, have a 6-year-old son, Channing. Dr. Meg is very happy to join KHS Choir family.
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Dr. WeiShu Tsai - Baritone
Taiwanese baritone, WeiShu Tsai has been praised for his singing as well as his stage presence as "technical mastery and high-energy, contagious charisma". His repertoire is large and diverse, ranging from the seventeenth century to the present. Dr. Tsai has appeared in various international opera and concert productions with acclaimed orchestras and opera companies, including The Dallas Opera, Alamo City Opera, the Lousiana Opera, Spotlight on Opera, UNT Opera, Taiwan Philharmonic, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, National Chinese Orchestra Taiwan, Taipei Symphony Orchestra, Flower Mound Symphony Orchestra, UNT Symphony and Concert Orchestra. He is also a former member of Taipei Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Taipei Philharmonic Opera Studio, and Taiwan Opera Studio.
With an extensive and rich teaching experience, Dr. Tsai is currently teaching at Louisiana Tech University School of Music, Tarrant County College, and has a large studio at Keller High School. He served as a Teaching Fellow at the University of North Texas College of Music while completing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Performance.
Many of his students have been placed in TMEA All-State Choir, UIL All-Region Choir, NATS Student Auditions, Denton Bach Society Young Musicians Competition; have been cast for concert soloists, leading roles in opera workshops, as well as, in local musical theater productions; several have been admitted as music majors at the University of Texas, University of North Texas, Texas Christian University, Dallas Baptist University, Tarleton State University, Mississippi State University, and Berklee College of Music. Dr. Tsai is honored to continue his service in the most presigous KHS Choir program.
Dr. Tsai currently lives in Lewisville, Texas with his wife MengJung Meg Tsai and their six-year-old son Channing.
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