|During the study group's third year at Greendale, Star-Burns was thought to have died in a meth lab explosion. A wake was to be held in his honor in the cafeteria and Shirley was eager to perform the song 'Ave Maria. However, later at the event, Garrett got to the podium first before Shirley could. He belted out his rendition of the song which mesmerized the audience in attendance with its awfulness. When Pelton called on Shirley to take the stage for her song she angrily declined. "Ave Maria" was heard in the Season Four episode "Intro to Felt Surrogacy ".|
|"Ave Maria" is a traditional Catholic prayer known in the English language as the "Hail Mary ". The verses have been set to music in a number of different songs, the most well known version being from Charles Gounod . It used Johann Sebastian Bach 's 1722 composition "The Well-Tempered Clavier " .
The translation from Latin to English is as follows: