Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season Six: The Top 5 Live Show


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“The Voice” Season 6 Top 5 show airs on Monday, May 12th at 8:00 PM on NBC.

This will be followed by the Results Show on Tuesday, May 13th, where two singers will be eliminated based on viewers’ votes.

Boy, this show really knows how to dump a boatload of talent in one fell swoop, don’t they?

This is one of the reasons it is difficult to take this show seriously in terms of creating viable future stars. The talent never has an opportunity to grow and develop over a 9 or 10 week time frame, as it does on American Idol.

And, as a result, it is so difficult to establish strong fan bases.

That being said, this show does feature talent with a capital T and from all styles and genres. It makes for an incredibly entertaining show and the judges are excellent. Excellent!

Best of luck to the Top 5 contestants and they are:

Team Adam: Kat Perkins and Christina Grimmie

Team Usher: Josh Kaufman

Team Shakira: Kristen Merlin

Team Blake: Jake Worthington

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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

4 Responses to “Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season Six: The Top 5 Live Show”

  1. christina’s first song with that ‘what ever it was’ did not work for me. and it didn’t seem to work for the judges either. i thought that adam went a bit overboard in defensiveness when usher said he didn’t connect to the first part.

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  2. Another sleepy night on The Voice for me. Jake’s first song was the only one that seemed to suit the contestant. Was Adam trying to throw Kat under the bus? At any rate, I think he may have used up another one of her nine lives. I still like Josh but didn’t love his song choices either.

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  3. I like Josh very much too, but I was sorry to see Kristen leave. I really love her voice.

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  4. This show… I don’t know anymore. So many great singers were eliminated far too soon.

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