Senior Performing Arts Bios
May 27, 2020
PARENTS’ FIRST/ LAST NAMES: Katie Perry and Shawn McAnallen
GROUPS (orchestra, chamber singers, concert band, etc): Chamber Singers, and orchestra
INSTRUMENT(s) (if applicable): I play piano, guitar, ukulele, violin(used to play…not as much anymore) and sing
NUMBER OF YEARS PLAYING/SINGING: I’ve been playing piano since I was about 5 or 6, but taught myself, I’ve been playing guitar for about 5 years but I’m not that good lol, I’ve been playing Ukulele for about 4 years and I played violin for 7 years and I’ve been singing since I could talk.
AWARDS/ RECOGNITION (First chair, PMEA): I went to honors choir and districts my sophomore year and I went to districts this year.
FUTURE PLANS/ COLLEGE OF CHOICE (MAJOR): I’m going to CCAC for Film and Theater.
OTHER ACTIVITIES (SCHOOL RELATED OR COMMUNITY): I’ve done musical for all 4 years of highschool. I was in chamber singers for two years and just got into beauty shop quartet this year but the concert got CaNcElLeD:( and I was in knochettes for all 4 years of highschool.
FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL PERFORMING ARTS MEMORY: My favorite performing arts memory would have to be making countless memories at musical, all the laughs in chamber singers, and the crazy bus rides with the knochettes
FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECT AND FAVORITE TEACHER: My favorite subject would be music. The only thing I looked forward to the past two years was going to Chambers everyday and being with some of my greatest friends, but some of my favorite teachers would be Mr. Sypien, Mr. Pflugh, Senora, and Mrs. Lentz
What would you like to say to your performing arts teachers/directors?
I’d like to say thank you to Mr. Sypien for having fun with us everyday and putting up with all of our craziness because it was a lot and making us the best we could be.
What would you like to say to your parents?
I’d like to say thank you to my parents for supporting me in everything I do and believing in me.
What would you like to say to your performing arts peers, either specifically or as a whole?
I’d like to thank all my musical friends. They make me the most happy every day.
Advice for underclassmen?
Do what you love and don’t let anyone stop you and don’t give up on your dream.