Lily Lampach, a senior in Academic Choice, was reminded of her experience watching the musical “Frozen”. “Elsa and Anna singing about how they like to ‘let it go,’” she said, was particularly captivating at the time. While Lampach admitted that the aesthetics of the movie drew her in more than the soundtrack itself, she found this to be a memorable experience nonetheless.
Kajsa De Ugarte, a sophomore in AC remembers her family’s influence on her music taste. “My dad introduced me to a lot (of music) that I didn’t know before,” she shared, recalling her father playing records for her as a kid.
Siena Librizzi, a sophomore in AC, remembered that “watching the ‘Thriller’ Michael Jackson video with my mom and my brother” particularly stuck with her, as she appreciated the storytelling that came with it. “Seeing music videos is really cool, visualizing what you’re listening to– putting a story to it,” she added.
“My earliest memory of music is probably dancing in the kitchen with my brother when I was like five,” said Felicity Anastasia, a senior in CAS. “We’d just have dance battles in the kitchen.” She noted that this experience continues to align with her current interest in performance: “I dance all the time, that’s my thing.”
Sathya Baliga-Walsh, a senior in BIHS, said that listening to music in the car was memorable for him. When asked why this was particularly significant to him, he explained his affinity for meaningful music, “I like where the artist is saying something (that) I can take and apply in my daily life.”
AC junior, Ranier Bissell, recalls listening to music in the car when he was younger. “My dad liked listening to the radio, and they would always play Coldplay.” Bissell described that while he doesn’t feel this had much of an influence on his musical consumption today, it is still something he can turn to for nostalgia.