Heather Copley has been the director at Apex High School for 20 years. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Voice from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. Each year Mrs. Copley is the Music Director for the Apex Fine Arts Department's Musical Productions and is the advisor to the Apex High School Tri-M Honor Music Society. She is also a member of NCMEA, MENC, and ACDA. In 2017, Mrs. Copley was awarded the NC Music Educators Conference High School Chorus Teacher of the year. She has been a guest clinician at All County Choirs and summer camp programs throughout the state. She also serves as an MPA adjudicator each year. Mrs. Copley serves as member at large on the NCMEA High School Chorus Executive Board.