Persis earned a Bachelor’s of Music Education from Friends University in 2018, where she
studied with Amy Hoffman. Persis then taught elementary vocal music for the past three years in
Wichita Public Schools. She has performed in the Friends University Band, where she served as
the president. Persis has also performed in the Friends University Flute Choir, the Friends
University Full Orchestra, and has performed in Carnegie Hall. Currently, Persis is pursuing a
Master’s Degree in Flute Performance from Wichita State University, where she studies with Dr.