Westfield High School’s most talented performers showcased their talents at Thursday Night Live! on Feb. 7 in the high school auditorium. (Photos by Heather Clark)
They are the Westfield Street Pan Ensemble. Matt Starr, Tyler Phillips, Maggie Richter, Grace Richter, Eli Richter, Kenzie Sapp, Aaron Smith, and Addison Hunter. They performed “Wipeout” by Surfaris.
Anna Christianson plays her Ukulele “Sasha” and sings “Don’t Look Back” by Alex Day.
Aaron Smith with his Marimba solo playing “Footpath” by Dave Samuels.
Rachel VanMatre sang “Perfect Day” by Lady Antebellum
Desi Girls, Apeksha Kishore and Pooja Patel, brought some Indian flare to Thursday Night Live! They performed their Bollywood Dance to a medley of songs by various top artists.
Blake Rice and Stephen Wade put their own spin on Beyoncé’s “Halo” with a guitar solo and vocal duet.
Lily Wessel, this year’s first place winner, performs a dramatic dance routine to “To Build a Home” by the Cinematic Orchestra.
Stephen Wallace with his three back-up dancers, Haley Lamp, Taylor Knight, and Mackenzie Knight, made it again this year. Stephen has been there all four years now and always has a Michael Jackson dance for us. This year he picked “Smooth Criminal.”
From left: Third Place Winner, Chase Andrzejewski: First Place Winner, Lily Wessel: and Second Place Winner, Nicole Gruszka. Andrzejewski played guitar and sang “I Won’t Give Up” by Jason Mraz and Gruszka played piano and sang “White Blank Page” by Mumford and Sons.