Age 5: Symphony Hall, piano recital.
Age 8: School talent show, sang Michael Jackson's "You Are Not Alone"
Age 10: Wrote, directed, and starred in an anti- smoking campaign video for school.
Age 11: School talent show, played and sang Richard Marx's "Right Here Waiting"
Age 13: School choir: duet, "Heaven's Gate," (2 performances, one of which was recorded on CD). Duet: "Take These Wings." Solo in a medley of songs from "Les Miserables." School assmebly: solo, "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" (2 Performances), solo, "Take These Wings" (encore), solo, "Santa Fe" (From Newsies). Played piano on "The First Noel." Played piano in a performance of "Stairway to Heaven." Drama class: Choreographed and danced to "Thriller." Wrote, directed, and performed in 4 short plays/ skits. Performed in "Jerry Springer" spoof (played Steve).
Age 14: Cottonwood High School Vocal Ensemble: solo, "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas." Guitar performances: "Stairway to Heaven," "Save Me," and an untitled, self- composed number. District choral festival solo: "All the Pretty Little Horses." 7 performances at the Utah Fun Dome (karaoke, various songs, including "Earth Song" by Michael Jackson).
Age 15: Arrangement, conduction, singing, and piano accompaniment on "Dust in the Wind." Guitar performance, "Sweet Baby James." Singing and piano: "Save Me." Singing and guitar: "Save Me." (2 performances) Piano: "The Madman." Sign Language performance: "Sail Away Sweet Sister." Paramount's Great America: 3 performances of "I Knew I Loved You" and one performance of "Let It Be."
Age 16: Arrangement, conduction, guitar work, and solo vocal with CHS Madrigals, "Dream of Thee." Bass guitar, "Lean on Me," for Madrigals and A'Cappella (4 performances, and one recording session). Solo and duet vocal at the Crystal Cathedral (televised), "I Will Remember You." Solo and Duet vocal at Disneyland, "I Will Remember You." Sign Language and pantomime performance, "Bohemian Rhapsody." Solo vocal, "Who's Loving You," school television broadcast. Guitar and vocal in "We Will Rock You" and "We Are The Champions." "We Will Rock You" and "Desperado" (duet) at school fundraiser.
Age 17: Arrangement, vocal, and guitar (duet with his brother Cody): "Resurrection" at Cody's guitar recital at Cottonwood high School.
Age 18: Wedding (vocal, guitar, piano) performance. Setlist included "Don't Wanna Miss a Thing," "Black Balloon," "Who Wants to Live Forever," "Dream of Thee," "Right Here Waiting," "Faithfully," "Hammer to Fall," and several others. Also acted in 3 scenes at the University of Utah (scenes from "Boys on the side," "Kissing Jessica Stein," and an untitled film).
Age 19: A string of stand- up comedy gigs in Salt Lake. 5 acting scenes at the University of Utah ("Fargo," "My So- Called Life," "G.I. Jane," "The Cat's Meow," and one other). Also, on 5 May 2006, Abraxas opened for Lewis Black at Mo's Neighbourhood Grill in Salt Lake City. Accompanied his friend Jamie on piano at her flute recital.
Abraxas worked very hard in his high school choirs. In his senior year he performed over 50 times within a one- month period, meanwhile working on his album, several choral arrangements, songwriting, and carrying out other activities such as a part- time job and schoolwork.