- “I'm now doing a Radio Disney tour throughout the US. I'm visiting a school in each city and performing a few songs for them, then answering their questions. I'm really enjoying introducing children to a style of music they may have not been exposed to before and I hope I will also inspire some of them to work hard at what they enjoy and pursue their dreams.”
- ―Hayley Westenra's review on Radio Disney, 2004
Hayley Dee Westenra is a New Zealand soprano singer, classical crossover artist, songwriter, and second youngest UNICEF Ambassador (behind Selena Gomez), who contributed the song "Here Beside Me" in the 2004 Disney direct-to-DVD film Mulan II. The Decca Records featured Hayley Westenra in the national Radio Disney music education tour for middle-school student. She has been invited to appear on several upcoming Radio Disney schools visits 2004. She also performed "Always" in the 2005 direct-to-video animated film, Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch. In 2013, she contributed a re-performance of "Stay Awake" from 1964 film, Mary Poppins.