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2022 Musician of the Year

Perry & Summers get awardsThe Following is the Criteria to Receive the Musician of the Year Award

The recipient of this award achieves a high level of academic achievement: a 3.3 GPA or higher, has Senior status, exhibits leadership qualities in an ensemble, exhibits a high level of proficiency in an instrument and promise of future achievement, has taken upper-level music credits, and is competent in music theory and aural skills.

The Following is the Speech Presented by Division Chair Dr. Brett Janssen

The 2022 Musician of the Year is James Parry.

The music faculty of Central Christian College acknowledge James’s excellence in music and are proud to present him with the Musician of the Year Award.  We are impressed with his accomplishments and understanding of music theory and history, piano, choir, and leadership within ensembles and the music program.  His proficiency in music theory, piano, and music history conveys that he will be successful after graduation. His work with ensembles such as Concert Choir, Jazz Band, and Performance Lab prove his versatility.  James has excelled in the classroom and has embraced a leadership role in the music program.  He is a dependable and thorough person – he sets his mind to something and sees it through to completion.  We encourage him to continue to respond to God’s love faithfully, and we believe that he will offer much in the music field.  May James be richly blessed by the Lord as the Lord nurtures his gifts and guides him in the future.

Dr. Brett Janssen
Music Department Chair


Central Christian College of Kansas is a regionally accredited institution offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs. Central strives to offer Christ-centered education for the whole person – heart, mind, soul, and strength. Its history dates back to 1884, and it is located in the friendly town of McPherson, Kansas. Central is a strategically small college that offers over forty areas of residential study and a thriving online program for non-traditional students.

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