Musicians from Long Beach’s West Elementary School brought their lively sounds and spirits to senior citizens at the Jewish Association for Services for the Aged (JASA) center on June 13. A group of students paid a special visit to the organization’s Temple Israel location, where they presented an entertaining concert.

Members of West’s Recorder Club, along with talented vocalists who participated in the New York State School Music Association festival, performed an assortment of songs. They included several classics that drew smiles from the attendees.

Among the featured compositions that students sang were “My Favorite Things,” “The Bare Necessities,” “Castle on a Cloud,” “Never Never Land,” “The Water is Wide,” “The Rainbow Connection,” “Tonight,” “Poor Wayfaring Stranger,” “The Girl I Mean to Be” and “In My Own Little Corner.” The Recorder Club performed “Fur Elise,” “Wade in the Water,” “The Water is Wide” and “Dixie Cat.”

West School music teacher Vanessa Krywe introduced the performers, who provided an outstanding show. The audience members expressed their enthusiasm and enjoyment with many rounds of applause.