Archive | May, 2009

Timmins Youth Singers Under The Direction Of Rosanne Simunovic


I thought I would add this video of my choir, the Timmins Youth Singers. It is an old performance of some classical numbers. I will be adding more videos during the coming weeks on my YouTube. Com page, but for now, I hope you enjoy these numbers.

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‘Idolatry’: Adam Lambert Dishes Song Choices, Naughty Lyrics And So Much More!


This is a very revealing interview!  Congratulations to Michael Slezack for revealing aspects of Adam’s personality that we have never heard before. This a very lengthy listen- the interview is in five parts but you will never, ever be bored.   Also, during the third part of the interview, I laughed when Adam questioned the meaning […]

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Adam Lambert’s Mad World Performance On Regis and Kelly


It’s been a week since the American Idol finale and I do plan on writing an article about our new American Idol, Kris Allen. He is an absolute sweetheart and a stellar musician and deserves to be in the music industry for a very long time. However, a reader, who goes by the pseudonym of […]

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Uh Oh! This Is Quite The Conundrum, Isn’t It?


American Idol has a lot of ‘splaining to do!  According to this article from the New York Times, officials from AT&T, one of the biggest and most consistent corporate sponsors of American Idol, “provided phones for free text-messaging services and lessons in casting blocks of votes at parties organized by fans of Kris Allen, the […]

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Scott MacIntyre and Matt Giraud:The Dueling Pianists Perform Tell Her About It


There is a sad story attached to the audio performance in this blog topic.  If you wish, you can listen while you read: Over the past week, this story has been circulating the forums, media and blogging sites and has, in fact, been confirmed by Scott MacIntyre through Twitter and MySpace. Both Scott MacIntyre and Matt Giraud were scheduled […]

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Katharine McPhee And Lang Lang Perform America The Beautiful At The Live Memorial Day Concert


A Blessed Memorial Day to all. And what greater way to be inspired than to watch and listen to this excellent performance by vocalist Katharine McPhee and pianist Lang Lang. This video was recorded live last evening and I was just so touched by this rendition. It is extremely beautiful and I know you will agree. […]

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Support Cancer Research By Downloading David Cook’s American Idol Performance Of Permanent From ITunes.


American Idol Season 7 winner, David Cook , gave an outstanding  and incredibly moving performance of his song, “Permanent”, on the finale Of American Idol Season 8. The song was performed by David as a tribute to his late brother, Adam, who died of cancer earlier this year. I was so inspired by David’s performance. […]

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American Idol Season 8 Top 2 Vocal Masterclass Article: Adam Lambert and Kris Allen


By: Rosanne Simunovic The show is over for another season and Kris Allen is our new American Idol. The shy, young kid from Arkansas quietly stole the title from the refined, genuine and extraordinarily talented Adam Lambert. However, make no mistake about it – Kris worked very hard to achieve this goal, showcasing his the […]

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American Idol Season 8 Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Finale Featuring Top 2 Finalists Adam Lambert And Kris Allen.


Who will be crowned our next American Idol?  Ah, yes, therein lies the question and it’s a biggie. Will it be the theatrical rocker, Adam Lambert, or the subdued, acoustically driven stylist, Kris Allen? According to DialIdol.Com, the race is an extremely close one and, in the final tally, it will come down to the […]

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American Idol Season 8 Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For The Top 2 Performance Show: Adam Lambert And Kris Allen


After countless auditions and numerous performance shows, The Final 2 comes down to Adam Lambert and Kris Allen. Who could have predicted this? Certainly the extraordinarily talented Adam Lambert was the obvious frontrunner in this season’s competition and I handpicked him to advance to the Top 2 and win the the crown this year. Will […]

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David Archuleta and David Cook Perform In Manila: A Special Report From Janey


 I am a little behind in speaking about this monumentous event, but one of my readers, Janey, who is an avid David Archuleta fan, asked if she could share her views on David Cook ‘s and David Archuleta’s recent performances in Manila. I have been meaning to cover this wonderful collaboration of this talented duo, […]

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Pre-Show Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For The American Idol Season 8 Top 2 Performance Show: Adam Lambert And Kris Allen


As we wait for their final competitive performances tomorrow evening, what could be more appropriate than to feature individual  American Idol Top 2 interviews with Adam Lambert and Kris Allen? The  interviews highlight the intelligent, genuine personas of both Adam and Kris and I wish the very best for both of them.  I think that both have […]

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Paula Abdul from American Idol Says “Idol Future Uncertain”


WAPE Radio Talk Show Host, Mark Kaye, recently sent me a clip of his recent interview with Paula Abdul. In the interview, Paula talks about the Top 2 Finale and the future of American Idol – with or without her or Simon or Kara. It’s all very vague and, at the same time, very enticing. […]

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MSN Videos: The Final Two Of American Idol Season 8: Adam Lambert And Kris Allen


I found these videos on the MSN Homepage and thought I would add them here.  It seems to be the general consensus that Kris Allen  upset the apple cart with his widely acclaimed, innovative performance of Kanye West’s, “Heartless”. However, Adam Lambert has been upsetting the apple cart each and every week with his extraordinary […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For American Idol Season 8 Top 2 Finalist: Adam Lambert


I welcome all the readers to comment on Adam Lambert’s American Idol performances and share your personal and respectful vision for him in the music industry post Idol. If you are having problems accessing the video, click on the americanidol.com video banner at the top of the video screen. [clearspring_widget title=”Adam Lambert: “One”” wid=”49e3b4acb258ffb9″ pid=”4a0ece99976f8eb1″ width=”335″ height=”351″ domain=”widgets.clearspring.com”] […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For American Idol Season 8 Top 2 Finalist: Kris Allen


I welcome all the readers to comment on Kris Allen’s American Idol performances and share your personal and respectful vision for him in the music industry post Idol. If you are having problems accessing the video, click on the americanidol.com video banner at the top of the video screen. [clearspring_widget title=”Kris Allen: “Heartless”” wid=”49e3b4acb258ffb9″ pid=”4a0ed0cc07c02b18″ […]

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Important Update Regarding Comments On This Site


It appears that some of the readers are becoming very nasty and disrespectful to one another. Please be advised that this kind of behavior will not be tolerated on this site. This is your first and only warning. If the bickering and ill will continues, I will, unforunately, have to  ban you from MasterclassLady.Com. My advice: […]

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American Idol Season 8 Top 3 Vocal Masterclass Article: Judges’ Choice And Singers’ Choice


By: Rosanne Simunovic This Top 3 show’s theme should have be named “A-Cappella Madness” , because, in varying degrees, all three singers were determined to strut their acoustic voices this week. However, overall, it was an uneven showcase of performances, but the technical glitch during one singer’s performance made for some great live television. We can laugh […]

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American Idol Season 8 Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Top 3 Results Show: Judges’ Choice and Singers’ Choice


Well, in just a couple of hours or so, depending on your time zone, we will know the names of the two lucky singers who have secured a spot in the Top 2 showcase next week. I am looking forward to this announcement, as well as viewing the wonderful reception all three received at their […]

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American Idol Season 8 Vocal Masterclass Discussion For the Top 3 Performance Show: Judges’ Choice And Own Choice


Each year, I find the Top 3 show to be the most nerve-wracking show of the entire season. Personally, I have always believed that Final 2 are the true stars of the the current American Idol season. The gala Finale centers around their individual and combined talent, allowing them to sell their musical package to […]

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