Hospitalized American Idol Season 10 Contestant Casey Abrams Still In Jeopardy


Recent Update: Great news! Casey Abrams will be able to perform. Source: Michael Slezack

This was just emailed to me from TMZ. This is such a tragic upset.

Casey Abrams — who we know is one of the 24 finalists on ” American Idol ” — is still in the hospital and could end up dropping out of the competition today … TMZ has learned.

TMZ broke the story … Casey was rushed to the hospital Wednesday, complaining of severe stomach pains.

We’ve learned he’s still in the hospital and will receive a blood transfusion this morning.

For Casey to continue in the competition, he must participate in tonight’s taping of the top 12 males.

Sources connected with the show say it’s up to Casey to decide, but producers will let him rehearse with the band at 4:30 PM today if he’s able … and then tape the show.

It’s so touch and go, we’re told they’re discussing the possibility of Casey going to the taping and then returning to the hospital. Stay tuned

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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

9 Responses to “Hospitalized American Idol Season 10 Contestant Casey Abrams Still In Jeopardy”

  1. Thoughts and prayers go out to Casey…I hope he is able to go to the taping so that he can stay in the competition…he really is a very talented young man and much deserves to be in the top 24 and much deserves to be top 12…!

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  2. This is sad to hear. He’s one of my favorites.

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  3. First of all, I hope that Casey is going to be well soon. And second, I’m really sorry to hear that he might have to drop out. He is extremely talented and I was looking forward to hearing him week after week.

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  4. I just heard news that Casey will be able to perform!

    This is from Michael Slezak from tvline.

    http://www.tvline.com/2011/02/american-idols-casey-abrams-will-tape-semifinal-performance-tonight-source/

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  5. Hi Katillac and Vonnie,

    Thanks for the update. I too really hope that Casey will be able to perform tonight and stay in the competition.

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  6. Thanks Katillac! Just updated the original blog topic.

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  7. Hi Katillac,

    I am so glad that Casey will be able to stay in the competition…I really like him and would greatly miss him if he was not there.

    I have no doubts that he will not only be top 12, but I have a feeling he will be in for the long haul.

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  8. I am happy to hear that Casey sent a message that he was ready to go. This young man is truly talented! I hope he’ll be feeling better for next week, also.

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  9. Hi all. I just checked out mjs blog and she has posted song spoilers for the guys. Here they are –

    Song Spoilers from JoesPlaceBlog and Rickey.org

    1. Clint Jun Gamboa – Superstition by Stevie Wonder
    2. Jovany Barreto – I’ll Be by Edwin McCain –
    3. Jordan Dorsey – OMG by Usher
    4. Tim Halperin – Streetcorner Symphony (Come On Over) (Rob Thomas)
    5. Brett Loewenstern – Light My Fire – Doors
    6. James Durbin – You Got Another Thing Comin’ by Judas Priest
    7. Robbie Rosen – Arms of an Angel by Sarah McLachlan
    8. Scott McCreery – Letters From Home – John Michael Montgomery
    9. Stefano Langone – Just The Way You Are – (Bruno Mars)
    10. Paul McDonald – Maggie Mae by Rod Stewart
    11. Jacob Lusk – House is Not a Home
    12. Casey Abrams – I Put a Spell On You

    Have fun discussing the song choices!

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