Welcome to the Deering High School music department.  My performing groups include Concert Band, Chorus, Jazz Band (Functional Jazz), Handbells and a guitar/piano class.

Please click on the links to the left of this page for information about each individual class.

Dr. Peter Stickney

Dr. Stickney

The University of Southern Maine, B.S. Music Education

The University of Maine at Orono, Master of Music, Performance

Temple University, Doctoral Studies, Music Education

Graduate Theological Foundation, Doctorate of Sacred Music

     My duties at Deering High School include conducting Chorus, Band, AP Band, Jazz Band, Pep Band. In addition, I teach an “Intro to Music”, with a performance-based emphasis utilizing the guitar and piano.  It is truly a joy to create vibrant sound and help young people develop their music skills and musicianship.  

     Music students at Deering High School participate in our Southern Maine District 2 music festival, All-State Music festival, American Choral Directors Association festival, Jazz Festivals and concerts.  It is my sincere hope that our young people will continue to create beautiful sound and enjoy a lifetime of music experiences. 

     As a 10th generation Mainer I enjoy the Grand State of Maine, especially its rocky coast in an annual pilgrimage to ancestral sites.  I especially enjoy the MET Opera’s high-definition productions, the Kotchzsmar Organ and any type of theatre.