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The X Factor’s Trevor Moran. And The Drama Continues…


20120927-150436.jpgI almost fell off my chair last night with Apple Store Dancing Machine Trevor Moran’s appearance at the end of the two-hour episode of The X Factor. I thought I was seeing things!

But, it all makes sense and it made me smile, thinking how the late Steve Jobs would love to see the two worlds of arts and technology come together on a reality singing competition.

He was, after all, very passionate about combining both worlds, feeling that the blending of the artistic and technological components in the field of technology was a monumental step in the right direction.

And he was right. Apple’s singular success accounts for this very fact.

As some of you may know, I have another blog devoted to my other passion, technology. Yes, I am a musician AND a geek. Sort of crazy at my age, but there you have it.

Last evening, I churned out a quick article about Trevor, in case you are interested.

It has received oodles of hits and Trevor has been having a grand ‘ole time on Twitter since last night’s show aired.

Tune in to see what actually happens to Trevor. He was unconscious when the show ended. Obviously, he is now fine, but I am absolutely intrigued to see if he advances. He is a cute kid.

Here is a video of Trevor doing what he does best – dancing in an Apple Store. What do you think of him? Cannot wait to hear his singing voice.

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Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

One Response to “The X Factor’s Trevor Moran. And The Drama Continues…”

  1. I had not seen that video of Trevor until now, but when I saw him on The X Factor, I wondered why he looked familiar to me. There have been a lot of kids on the talent shows lately and they all look and sound similar. I found another video on YouTube of him singing which his singing is better than his piano playing. My DISH coworker and I were excited to find out these preliminary auditions are over; I’m ready for the intense competition. It is difficult to watch an hour or two our show like these reality shows can be, but now I watch in less time, commercial free with Auto Hop, on my PrimeTime Anytime recordings. That means I also watch more TV than I used to, which is nice for relaxing after working hard all day.

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