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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season Three Of The Voice: Fourth Week Of Blind Auditions


20120917-150732.jpgCan this show get any better? Can it?

NBC’s The Voice has certainly proven that “three’s a charm“. The third season of this singing competition has come into its own.

Not only has this show discovered many absolutely incredible singers this season, but also the banter between the judges is refreshingly real and downright humorous..

And yet, their critiques are sound and well-formulated. Who can ask for better than this? These judges have found a way to be articulate and entertaining at the same time.

Tune in Monday and Tuesday at 8:00 P.M. and join in on the fun. You’ll be glad you did! This show is a keeper.

And join me in the comments section – let’s get this party rolling.

About Masterclass Lady

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

5 Responses to “Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season Three Of The Voice: Fourth Week Of Blind Auditions”

  1. They need one more thing to suite me this year and that’s a rocker chic. Suzanna Choffel is sort of an Indie rocker but I need more. Maybe tonight.

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  2. Yes, Gene, maybe tonight. Not a whole lot of rockers on the show so far. Strange.

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  3. I’m disappointed that there still no rocker chic but it’s a good looking group. It will be hard to sort this group out fairly in the battle rounds though. The “best of” show tomorrow is a good idea. Idol has always been the best at creating a bond between the contestants and the viewers so this extra level of exposure may help us latch on to out early favorites.

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  4. I so agree with you Gene! Too many of the girl singers sound alike. I think a girl will win this year, but having each judge have 16 isn’t just too much. Idol has been the best at getting the contestants out there for us to know.

    I have been watching DWTS during the time aired. I have enjoyed The Voice so far. I haven’t much interest in X-Factor thus yet. I am enjoying GLEE much more!

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  5. Karianne,
    Have you noticed Suzanna Choffel? She sang “Landslide” for her audition and I believe she is on Blake’s team. She’s a little different, actually a lot different if you listen to some of her original music on her website or You Tube. I think she may be a cut above as a performer as well. She is very comfortable on the stage.

    There are a few girls that might be able to pull off a little rock but it’s not really their nature. There are a lot of poppers, a few indie girls and R& B singers and two or three country girls. How could they miss having a rocker chick when one finished second last season? They also have a lot of young singers this year.

    I view these shows pretty much the same way you do. DWTS in real time, the Voice on DVR right after and I’ve been watching one of the lower budget singing competitions called “The Next” after that. I don’t find anything genuine or believable about the X-Factor but I like to see if there is anyone that I would like to follow independently. I like to of the girls that were cut during the judge’s house round last year. DVR only for the X and I may spend 15 mins watching the whole show. I have found Britney entertaining. I wonder if this is the last season for DWTS given the all star format this season. Wouldn’t you like to see them do that on Idol?

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