By: Mariela Aguillon
Clear Creek Middle School’s (CCMS) seventh and eighth graders amused the crowd with their impressing voices.
The evening concert began with a polite welcome to friends and family from Principal David Mashburn and Choir Director Adam Palmer.
First on stage were the seventh grade members who presented a cover of “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran, “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri, and “Livin’ on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi.
Maggie Painter, seventh grade special selection, followed the seventh grade presentation and sang a solo cover of “Journey to the Past” by Liz Callaway and Stephen.
The concert was continued by the eighth grade members who sang covers of “Writing’s on the Wall” by Sam Smith with a partial solo covered by Caleb Cummings, “Safe and Sound” by The Civil Wars, and “Thriller” by Michael Jackson.
Eighth grade special selection, Lola Price, covered a solo of the song “Beautiful Thing” by Grace Vanderwaal.
The honors chorus gave a magnificent closing to the concert with covers of “Pure Imagination” from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory in honor of Gene Wilder which also included a duet with Olivia Lykins and Caleb Cummings, and finally concluded the show with “Falling Slowly” by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova.