It's Memorial Day weekend, and no doubt some of you are getting ready to go on vacation with your friends or families. What would you do if you checked into a hotel and saw a whole bunch of teenagers taking over the pool? Yeah, it doesn't sound like a good time.
But sometimes life surprises you - just like it did for the hotel guests who saw what happened in the video below:
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The Stillwater Area High School Concert Choir were having a pool party at a hotel in Ames, Iowa when they found out the room had unbelievable acoustics, perfect for the students to show off their talent. So of course they broke into a stirring rendition of F. Melius Christiansen's "O Day Full of Grace".
Megan Ellison, the choir's president, told St. Paul Pioneer Press that the whole thing was completely improvised. A few of the choir members happened to be at the pool, and when they started singing more people came out of their rooms to join in on the impromptu performance.
"O Day Full of Grace" holds a special place in the hearts of the students.
"It's just really emotional because it's the last piece that we sing at our last home concert every year," Megan said. "So it's the last of the last.
The performance impressed everyone who saw it. Spectators gave the performance a rousing ovation, and so far the video has been viewed over a million times on YouTube.