OCEAN CITY — Singing, gymnastics and musical artistry on piano, guitar and aluminum foil flutes were on display Friday, Feb. 9 at the annual OC’s Got Talent show at Ocean City High School.
Organized and presented by the Key Club, the event packed the William and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center, raising money for scholarships and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The show ran about two hours with an intermission.
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Key Club President Alina Chiccarine and Vice President Avi Roberts introduce the judges at the start of the event.
Cameron DiTroia plays “This is Halloween” from the film "The Nightmare Before Christmas."
David Palomeque plays “Sonata Pathetique Opus 13, No. 2” on piano.
Dennis Adams sings “Evermore” from "Beauty and the Beast.”
Dennis Adams provides the beats for an original rap about Shore Medical Center by Avi Rabia at the OC’s Got Talent show Friday, Feb. 9 at the Ocean City High School. Rabia has volunteered at the hospital.
Erik Wagner plays and sings Elton John’s hit “Tiny Dancer” at the OC’s Got Talent event Friday, Feb. 9.
Gabby DiMarco sings and plays Taylor Swift’s song “Never Grow Up” at the OC’s Got Talent event Friday, Feb. 9.
Gabriel Fernandez plays guitar and sings “Paraíso” by the pop group Dvicio at the OC’s Got Talent event Friday, Feb. 9 at Ocean City High School.
Hailee Pietrowitz accompanies herself on guitar for Train’s song “Drops of Jupiter” at the OC’s Got Talent competition Friday, Feb. 9 Ocean City High School.
Hannah Carr sings Ariana Grande’s song “Break Free.”
Senior Korey Greene is one of two masters of ceremonies for the OC’s Got Talent show Friday, Feb. 9 at Ocean City High School.
Louisa Esposito sings One Republic’s “If I Lose Myself” at the OC’s Got Talent show Friday, Feb. 9 at Ocean City High School.
Host Matt Catanoso keeps the mood light as he introduces the acts at the OC’s Got Talent show Friday, Feb. 9 at Ocean City High School.
Meredith Urban sings “Jason’s Song” by Ariana Grande at the OC’s Got Talent event Friday, Feb. 9 at Ocean City High School.
Mike Dickinson takes a drum solo in a band performance of Led Zeppelin’s “Moby Dick” at the OC’s Got Talent show Friday, Feb. 9. He was joined by Steven Myers and Gavin Bower.
Sara Ruth gives “I Dreamed a Dream” her all at the OC’s Got Talent show Friday, Feb. 9.
Harrison Hepding, Andrew Holloway and Adam King perform a comic musical medley on homemade flutes.
The OCHS Winter Guard performs a routine to the theme song from the film “The Incredibles” at the OC’s Got Talent show Friday, Feb. 9. The team featured Jordan Berry, Angelina Kelly, Mikaylah Mossman, Maggie Corcoran, Zoe Wade, Jenna Dahl and Kelly Branin.
The presentations ranged from the heartfelt, like Sara Ruth’s rendition of “I Dreamed a Dream” from "Les Miserables," to the silly, as when the Tin Foil Flute Gang comprised of Harrison Hepding, Andrew Holloway and Adam King played a medley of popular songs on homemade flutes.
The presentation earned the trio the people’s choice award based on cellphone voting at the event.
The runner-up for the people's choice award was the OCHS Winter Guard, which presented a color guard flag routine that included gymnastics and a human pyramid.
Hannah Carr took first place, singing “Break Free” by Ariana Grande. The runner-up was Ruth, who won the event last year.
Steven Meyers, Mike Dickinson and Gavin Bower were undoubtedly the loudest, performing the Led Zeppelin song “Moby Dick.”
The judges were Tim Cox of the history department, Michele Dill of the mathematics department, Kara Uhrich of the world language department and Dan Weaver of the science department.