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Performing Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 8 Top 24: The Semi-Finals Part One


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Update via Buddy TV

Apparently the KriStef Brothers posted the following message on Facebook, further complicating the lineup for this week (and this is exactly what was posted, so don’t blame me for style): “Serious news. Kristef Bothers will not perform this week. A serious injury was sustained to Kristofers neck during a high fall in Rehearsal. He is OK and and is in the healing process, we must just give some time to make sure we can deliver the best performance we can. Sorry everyone for not making this episode but we will SEE YOU CHAMPIONS …..SEPTEMBER 3RD….!!!!!!

This is going to be one blockbuster of a show tonight on America’s Got Talent.

Many of the strongest acts of the season will be gracing the stage, including the lauded tenor trio, Forte. And, as their name implies, they will be a force to be reckoned with.

Young talented magician, Collins Key, is all alone in his category and, along with Forte, comes equipped with a very strong fan base.

Catapult Entertainment was absolutely magical last week. I mentioned on Twitter how beautiful it would be to see and hear Forte perform a song with Catapult providing the backdrop in the future.

Here is the star-studded lineup:

  • Angela Hoover, Comedian
  • Cami Bradley, Singer/Pianist
  • Catapult Entertainment, Shadow Dance Ensemble
  • Collins Key, magician
  • Dave Fenley, Singer
  • Duo Resonance, Balancing Act
  • Forte, operatic tenor trio
  • Innovative Force, Acrobatic Dance Group
  • Jonathan Allen, operatic soloist
  • KriStef Brothers, Hand Balancing Act
  • Red Panda, a Howie Wild Card pick will perform in their place.

  • Taylor Williamson, Comedian
  • Tone the Chiefrocca, Rapper
  • Who will you be voting for tonight? Please share all in the comments section.

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    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

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