About Kiesgen...
Subject / Grade Music 9-12
Room: D104  Google Classroom
Phone: 480-224-2960
Email: Kiesgen
"'Leadership is lifting a person's vision to high sights, the raising of a person's performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.'"
-- Peter Drucker

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The Perry Bands is a comprehensive music program at Perry High School. Courses offered are Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, and Percussion Ensemble. Additionally, we offer a complete Colorguard progra

My Education and Professional Background

Mr. Kiesgen received his Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Arizona State University where studied euphonium performance with world-renowned performing artists Sam Pilafian and Patrick Sheridan. From 2008-2012 Mr. Kiesgen filled his first teaching position as the Associate Director of Bands at Basha High School in the Chandler Unified School District. In 2013, Mr. Kiesgen was awarded a Master's degree in Music Education from Kent State University. Mr. Kiesgen's performance experience consists of prior membership with the Salt River Brass Band of Arizona from 2007-2013, various community performances and solo performances. Since 2012, he fulfills his passion for music by sharing the experience with his students at Perry High School. Mr. Kiesgen enjoys spending his precious spare time with his loving wife Carrie and son Grayson.

My Educational Philosophy

Foster the desire for self-improvement within students and also help them discover what they do not know they are capable of.

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