The Precedent

Senior Kylie Christensen, freshman CJ Chen, and Junior David Schwartz focus on new pieces. Well-rounded members of Tri-M are dedicated to both their school work and music studies.

Tri-M Musical Honor Society: Next generation’s music leaders

Julia Carvalho, Staff Reporter September 9, 2022

Tri-M, or Modern Music Masters, Music Society is an international honor program for junior high and high school students. The organization strives to inspire passionate musicians and scholars to share...

Sound of music

Julia Carvalho, Staff Reporter September 2, 2022

As the fall season is quickly approaching, the music department has been hard at work preparing for concerts, competitions, and additional performances. With the help of their directors, musicians have...

Cello players Anvita Limaye and Sienna Weikel perform as members of the Symphonic Orchestra. The orchestra performed a variety of pieces, led by their director Dr. Dopp.

Orchestra debut concert; return to normalcy

Sophie Barkett, Reviews/ Opinions editor October 3, 2021

The Orchestra's fall concert is titled, “Concert Debut”, and features Perry’s concert, symphonic, and chamber orchestra. There was no specific theme to the performances, however the overall nature...

Clarinet player Brandon Moak, junior, practicing for Regional auditions. Auditions are structured virtually this year, due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Regional auditions look different for students in music programs

Saydria Ostler, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

Every year, students enrolled in choir, orchestra, or band have the opportunity to audition for the AMEA Southwest Region Honor Groups. There are eight regions in Arizona, and students can audition for...

SPECIAL REPORT: Students sound off ideas for returning to school

Nadine Loureiro and Lindsey Harrison June 22, 2020

On a Zoom call, one month away from the scheduled start of school, a group of students discussed the ideas presented at the recent CUSD governing board study session regarding how to handle returning to...


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...

Choir students perform Hallelujah with orchestra students at the winter orchestra 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....

Winter Fest and dance

Winter Fest and dance

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter October 25, 2016

Winter Fest this year is a new and fun experiment for the Perry StuGo team. The festival is Dec. 8-9 and the performances start at 7 pm and end at 9 pm. The orchestra, choir, and dance groups are all...

The 8th annual Student Showcase held in the PHS auditorium. May 12, 2016.

Four years of fine arts

Molly Ogden, Staff Reporter May 18, 2016

We dedicate this section to students who have spent the last 4 years immersed in the Fine Arts program of Perry High School. Arts/Sculpture Everyone has seen the beautiful art and sculpture displays...

Perry produced several Allstate qualifiers across the fine arts department: choir, band, orchestra

Molly Ogden , Staff Reporter April 20, 2016

The best of the best. The elite. Numero Uno. All of these describe those musicians who are able to participate in the Allstate performance for choir, orchestra, and band. And Perry is no stranger...

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