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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 9: The Live PlayOffs 


 The Voice Season 9 Playoff 
Vocal Credit: The Voice/NBC

Well, well, well. Isn’t this special?  The Voice has decided to spice things up a little and add a new and exciting twist to the the wild card format.

Here is what I have garnered from The Voice’s Wikipedia Page:

“The Live Playoffs comprises episodes 15, 16, and 17 (the results show). The top 24 artists perform, with two artists from each team advancing based on the viewers’ vote, and each coach completing their respective teams with their own choice. For the first time in the show’s history, the coaches will each be bringing back one eliminated artist from their team from the Battles or Knockouts to perform in the Live Playoffs with the top 20 and will get a chance to move on to the live shows as part of the top 12.”

Yes, you read this correctly. The Voice will rule the airwaves with three nights of performances, the final night consisting of a very intense Results Show.  And, with the inclusion of callbacks for 4 of the singers, a strong element of excitement will prevail during the live Playoffs shows. 

Also appearing on the Results Show will be Judge Gwen Stefani, who will perform her single, “Used To Love You“. 

Get ready for some creative selections because, in the end, this show is all about the artistry. How else are you supposed to market an artist in today’s musical climate?  They have to create a niche more than fill a niche, although the latter is important as well. 

However, this is your chance to make a difference in the lives of these singers. Your votes count and your iTunes downloads and Apple Music streaming numbers are more important than ever. 

This week The Voice airs on Monday, November 9th, Tuesday November 10th at 8:00 PM and Wednesday November 11th at 9:00 PM on NBC. 

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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

5 Responses to “Vocal Masterclass Discussion For The Voice Season 9: The Live PlayOffs ”

  1. i am really enjoying jeffery austin (the redheaded singer who only had one chair turn..gwen). i wasn’t impressed at first but last week’s version of adele really got to me, and that has been my favorite thus far. this week’s was good too.

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  2. I thought that Tuesday night’s show was better than Monday’s show. I think a lot of that had to do with the contestants on Team Pharrell and Team Blake having more decision in what they wanted to sing.

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  3. Jeffrey is becoming one of my favorites as well.

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  4. I also like Jeffrey, but am still a fan of Braiden although didn’t love his performance this week as much as last week, love Jordan, and Amy. Like a few of the others too but can’t remember their names at the moment. Blake’s young male country singer was quite a surprise. I can see the voting audience liking him a lot.

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  5. I have been such a delinquent regarding The Voice. I never seem to be home long enough. I must catch the videos online and treat myself. I see Jeffrey and Braiden are still popular. Thanks for your comments everyone. Always appreciated!!!

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