Lorena Perry graduated from Brigham Young University where she studied art, music, dance, and family science and completed the university honors program with a thesis on historical architecture. Prior to moving to Denver, she recorded the original Eric Whitacre a cappella works with Dr. Ronald Staheli’s BYU Singers and performed lead roles in and choreographed for musical theatre. In Colorado, she sang in the Aspen Music Festival, soloed in four Messiah events, sang four seasons with Kantorei, and taught private lessons for 10 years. She teaches her four children alongside her students and organizes monthly outreach concerts for memory care patients. She recently created a youth summer chamber orchestra and choir program to enrich musical development for children during vacation months. She likes to travel with her husband, Scott, hike, write poetry, compose, and cultivate flowers.