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December, 22, 2023
04:15 PM - 05:15 PM




High School Concert Band


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Kim Shuttlesworth

Performer Details

Performer Bio Synopsis

The Wind Symphony is the Band Program’s premier concert organization and is composed of the top wind and percussion musicians at Coppell High School. Membership is by individual audition in the Fall Semester and is based, primarily, upon the signature excerpts in the wind band literature. The Wind Symphony performs significant wind band literature, featuring original works, chamber, and orchestral transcriptions. Coppell Wind Symphony meets during the Fall and Spring Semesters. The ensemble has performance opportunities at the Holiday Concert, Winter Concert, Perform America’s Premiere Pre-UIL Event,, UIL Contest, and Spring Concert. The Coppell Wind Symphony has performed across the country at Meyerson Symphony Center, Boston Symphony Hall, Chicago Symphony Hall, and Carnegie Hall in New York City, NY, and as well as internationally at London’s Westminster Central Hall.This is Coppell Independent School District’s first organization performing at the Midwest Clinic.

Coppell High School Wind Symphony

Conductor's Bio

Ms. Shuttlesworth currently serves as the Director of Bands and Fine Arts Department Chair for Coppell High School. Shuttlesworth is currently in her seventeenth year of teaching in Texas. Shuttlesworth holds a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from The University of Texas at Austin. Shuttlesworth’s ensembles have received recognition each year in both marching and concert venues. Each ensemble has received superior ratings at the UIL Marching Contest, UIL Concert & Sightreading Contest, and the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest. Under her direction, her programs have been UIL State Marching Band Contest Finalists, Bands of America Regional, Super Regional, and Grand National Finalists, and a recipient of the John Philip Sousa Foundation’s Sudler Shield in 2013. Shuttlesworrth’s concert bands have consistently received superior ratings. Her bands have advanced through the Texas Music Educators Association Honor Band Contest, placing 11th in 2019 for 4A with Tom Glenn High School and 6th place in 2023 for 6A with Coppell. Ms. Shuttlesworth has worked with summer programs over the past 20 years including the Music for All Summer Symposium, the Longhorn Music Camp, the Western Carolina University, and the Sewanee Summer Festival. She is an active adjudicator, clinician, and consultant across Texas, as well as the country in both marching and concert band. Ms. Shuttlesworth holds professional affiliations with the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, and Tau Beta Sigma.

Additional Directors

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Riaz Mohammed

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Brandon Slovak

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Kate McCutcheon

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Randall Nguyen

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Lindsey Hartfelder

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Nestor Mercado-Garcia