The Precedent

Briefs

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

Perry Orchestra Students Qualify for Regionals: Recently auditions were held to qualify for regionals band or orchestra in the second to last week of January. Several students who auditioned were able to be chosen through hard work and talent. Students who play cellos or violins had a lot of competition...

Twist on the typical winter concert

Twist on the typical winter concert

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018

The orchestra and choir winter concerts proved to be a unique blend of music and talent that showcased Perry’s most gifted musicians. Fine arts performances tend to set the mood for the holiday season. Each group sang or played a variety of holiday or classical compositions.The warmth of the holiday carols, a...

Perry’s best: concert bands

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017

Brandon Hermreck Eleven years ago, a young Brandon Hermreck began his musical career after getting his hands on his father’s guitar. He was the first of his family to take interest in the field, so much so that he picked up the alto saxophone in fifth grade, then bass guitar, followed by tenor saxo...

History teacher pursues musical passion

History teacher pursues musical passion

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

May 21, 2017

  Teachers strive to motivate students to follow their passions, no matter how abstract they may seem. U.S. and World History teacher Paul Kreutz does this by embodying what it means to make a dream reality. A dedicated teacher and devoted musician, Kreutz is able to start the day sharin...

Jazz band proves skills at annual NAU Festival

Jazz band proves skills at annual NAU Festival

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2017

Jazz musicians Brandon Hermreck and Nini Coracides know how to perform under pressure, after all, they’ve been doing it throughout their entire high school careers. On Feb. 24-25, the senior and sophomore - as well as the rest of the jazz band - traveled to the annual Northern Arizona Universit...

Band begins recruitment for upcoming season

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017

The Perry High School band program awaits new students every year to aid in developing the music scene. To move this process along and guarantee enrollment, band director Brandon Kiesgen visits junior high schools during registration season to recruit future members. Kiesgen and current Perry band ...

Marching Band continues hard work

Asher Laufenburger, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016

Marching band has been very busy within the past month or so, with both in and out of state competitions.. Although they haven’t placed in the highest rankings, junior Justin Kang said that as long as they “keep [their] energy up and focus” they should be able to get back up in the top rankings....

Concert band prepares to put on first performance

Sarah Cheang, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2016

As school resumes for the second quarter, many students in concert band are preparing for their first performance of the year on November 22. For most, it will be the first of their high school career as well. Out of 32 students in the ensemble, 22 are freshmen. Knowing this, much time must go in...

StuGo Announces Chill Winter Dance

Ian Graham, Reporter

October 25, 2016

On Thursday Oct. 21, Student Government (StuGo) began making mysterious announcements about an event that would take place Dec. 3. The bulletin board outside of the group’s classroom posed the question “What’s happening 12/3?” while countless tweets stating “12/3” began appearing on many users...

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