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Mr. Chip Cheney

Welcome to my teacher page. I am from Heber, AZ. Music has always been a big part of my life. My father was my string orchestra teacher at school so I have grown up around music. The main instruments I play are viola and piano.  I have been playing the piano and viola for about twenty eight years. I enjoy performing with the EAC Symphony Orchestra and the Saguaro String Quartet. I attended college at EAC and then went to UofA for my Bachelors. I taught 6-8 orchestra in Tucson for a year and then went to BYU and completed my Master's Program. I am thrilled to be a part of Safford Unified School District. I am looking forward to another great year with the talented and dedicated orchestra students in Safford!


Phone: 928-348-7050 ext. 5101

Orchestra News

Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 25, Regional Auditions

  • Students who signed up to audition will travel to UofA to complete their audition. 

Wed, Jan 29, EAC Honor Orchestra

  • Students from the Chamber Orchestra who signed up to particpate will rehearse all day at EAC and then perform in a concert at the end of the day.

Fri-Sat, Feb 14-15, Southeast Regional Orchestra Festival

  • Students who score enough points on their audition will be eligible to participate in this festival at Tucson High School.

Next Concert

Chamber and Philharmonic Orchestra Concert
Pops Concert. Thursday, February 27th, 6:30 p.m. David M. Player Center for the Arts, Admission $3