Perpich News


  • Bob Frey, Social Studies Instructor, Releases New Album “Ghost”

    July 14, 2022

    Bob Frey

    Congratulations to Bob Frey, Social Studies Instructor, on releasing his newest album, Ghost. The album is a follow-up to Frey’s 2017 LongShot Deal album. Ghost was released in June, 2022 and is Frey’s fifth album.

    Discussing the songs…

  • Mona Mavluda (Music 2022) Named Rose Rees Peace Award Recipient

    April 21, 2022

    Mona Mavluda (Music 2022), Perpich Arts High School’s selection for the 87th Annual Rose Rees Peace Award

    Congratulations to senior Mona Mavluda (Music 2022) for being named Perpich Arts High School’s selection for the 87th Annual Rose Rees Peace…

  • Alexei Casselle (Music 1999) Speaks to Students During Common Experience

    April 14, 2022

    Alexei Moon Casselle, a.k.a Crescent Moon, (Music 1999) spoke to students during Common Ex on Monday, April 11.

    On Monday, April 11, Alexei Moon Casselle, a.k.a Crescent Moon, (Music 1999) spoke to students during Common Ex. Common Ex is…

  • Music Department Presents Sound Works III Concert

    March 11, 2022

    The Perpich Arts High School Music Department presented their third concert of the school year, Sound Works III, on Thursday, March 10. The concert showcased the work done by student ensembles during the past quarter. The music presented was chosen or created…

  • New Library Materials – Professional Music Books – Fall 2021

    Classroom Management for Art, Music, and PE Teachers – Michael Linsin

    Complicating, Considering, and Connecting Music Education – Lauren Kapalka Richerme

    Composition Concepts for Band and Orchestra: Incorporating Creativity in Ensemble Settings – Alexander Koops and John L. Whitener

    Creating Music: What Children from Around the World Can…

  • Music Students Perform Sound Works Fall Concert

    November 5, 2021

    Music students performed in early November before a “full house” with COVID restrictions in place. The Sound Works 1 concert, featuring Music students from Perpich, treated the audience to an eclectic selection of performances, with everything from Mozart to Patsy Cline, from…

  • Connect and Respond to the Arts of Dakota and Ojibwe People in Mankato

    October 27, 2021

    As part of the Professional Development on Location Series, the Perpich Center’s Professional Development and Resource (PDR) team led three tracks of professional learning opportunities in Mankato on October 26, 2021. The day centered around the theme of Connect and Respond to…

  • kennedi (Music 2016) Wins a GRAMMY and Releases New Album

    July 20, 2021

    kennedi Photo Credit: Lauren Dunn

    Kennedi Lykken (Music 2016) has been making a name for herself in the music industry since she graduated from Perpich Arts High School. kennedi is an artist, topliner, and producer signed to Warner Chappell….

  • John Thro (Music 2021) Releases “A Week with Annabelle”

    July 7, 2021

    John Thro (Music 2021) Photo Credit: Kevin Stanke for KUMD

    Congratulations to John Thro (Music 2021) on releasing his newest album, A Week with Annabelle. John graduated with honors from Perpich Arts High School on May 28, 2021. He will…