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Calisch Award winner has long artistic resume

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Chelsie Coren plays the piece she performed at her final piano recital on Wednesday. Piano is one of four instruments she played regularly at Wheeling High School.

Reema Amin | Staff Photographer

Chelsie Coren, center, performs a piece called "Fio Fio Fioletta" at an Orchesis recital. She's been dancing since she was 3 and choreographed pieces, one of which was chosen for Wheeling High School's appearance in a state festival two years ago.

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Chelsie Coren plays a piece on the grand piano in her home.

Reema Amin | Staff Photographer

Chelsie Coren, center, receives the Richard W. Calisch Award for Arts Excellence, as presented to her by District 214 board member Mimi Cooper, left, and former English teacher Richard W. Calisch's son, David Calisch, right.

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A four-instrument musician, dancer and choreographer is the 2013 winner of the Richard Calisch Arts Unlimited Award in District 214. "Chelsie Coren could walk in to any high school dance program, jazz program or orchestra program and run it," said Brian Logan, fine arts coordinator at Wheeling High School.
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    • Chelsie Coren plays the piece she performed at her final piano recital on Wednesday. Piano is one of four instruments she played regularly at Wheeling High School.
    •  Chelsie Coren, center, performs a piece called “Fio Fio Fioletta” at an Orchesis recital. She’s been dancing since she was 3 and choreographed pieces, one of which was chosen for Wheeling High School’s appearance in a state festival two years ago.
    •  Chelsie Coren plays a piece on the grand piano in her home.
    •  Chelsie Coren, center, receives the Richard W. Calisch Award for Arts Excellence, as presented to her by District 214 board member Mimi Cooper, left, and former English teacher Richard W. Calisch’s son, David Calisch, right.
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