Senior Spotlight: Connor Petersen

Connor is another 4-year member of Orchestra. He also played in the front ensemble with Marching Band. He is looking to Major in Computer Science and Criminology at Moorpark College this fall.

Instruments: Violin and Percussion


Plan for the future: I will be attending Moorpark College and majoring in Computer Science and Criminology.


Travel aspirations: Taiwan


Proudest accomplishment: Graduating and seeing myself become a man.


Favorite Memory: Going on almost every ride at Disneyland with my friends.


Favorite musical piece/tune from high school: “Chopin's Nocturne Op 9, No 2”


Most underappreciated thing about high school: An orderly schedule and a feeling of normalcy.


Quarantine activities: Focusing most of my time coding and practicing both piano and violin.


What I've been watching in quarantine: “Westworld”


What part of the ACHS Music Program has had the most impact on you and why? Hanging out with the seniors as a freshman. It helped me make new friends and adjust to high school.


What would you say to your freshman self about the Music program if you could? Time goes by very fast.