Senior Recital  - Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 

This album of covers is a tribute to my time at Lawrence Academy, as well as the people who have helped me to be where and who I am today. My love and passion for music has always been strong but has only heightened in my past three years at Lawrence, and the immense impact this community has made on my life will be long-lasting. Because of Lawrence, I am a stronger, more compassionate, and overall excited person. I have learned to empathize rather than listen, and I have been given a taste of what it feels like to truly move people through art – something I will hold onto forever. Robert G. Ingersoll said, “Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words.” Only do I fully understand myself when making music. It saddens me that I cannot perform these pieces live and with my wonderfully talented friends, but I hope my final works of music at Lawrence Academy leave an impact on some of you. 


  1. “Yesterday” by The Beatles 
    for The Beleno-Carney Family 

  2. “Imagine” by John Lennon 
    for The Cooper Family & The Lawrence Academy Singers

  3. “In My Life” by The Beatles 
    for Anya Brown, Roisin Casey, Katherine Dickey, Mary Grabowski, Claire Iannini, Meera Iyengar-Gupta, Anya Kulik, Claire Lanzendorf, Eve Meyer, Lalu Saldanha, & Julia Stern 

  4. “A Way to Say Goodbye” by Mike Viola (with Ellis Gage) 
    for my family 

  5. “Because” by The Beatles 
    for Joel Sugerman & Jen Cleary 

  6. “Falling Slowly” from Once 
    for Claire Lanzendorf 

  7. “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen 
    for my teachers and coaches: William Abisalih, Robbie Barker, Elena Beleno-Carney, Brett Benzio, Krista Collins, Jenny Cooper, Michael Culley, Zachary Dawson, Brian Feigenbaum, Jared Gagnon, Natasha Huggins, Erin Lawler, Chris Margraf, Raquel Majeski, Donna Mastrangelo, Zibby McBride, Laura Moore, Rob Moore, Jennifer O’Connor, Theresa Ryan, Kira Shaikh, Scott Smith, Joel Sugerman, Hannah Vennochi, Kevin Wiercinski, & The Office of Admissions 

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