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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 9 Top 10 Live Show


 The Voice. Season 9 Top 10 
Picture Credit: The Voice/NBC

My deepest apologies. I forgot to add a topic for last week’s session of The Voice.   I have not been watching this show on a regular basis so I am leaving it up to all of you out there to fill me in. 

Here is what is happening this week ( screenshot courtesy of Wikipedia ): 

And yes – we have yet another version of “Hallelujah“.  Crazy. Is it just me or is this song getting really old?  What more can be done with this song that hasn’t been accomplished already?  Seriously?  Maybe I will be pleasantly surprised. Maybe. 

Best of luck to all of the singers. I welcome your comments before, during and after the show. 

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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

7 Responses to “Vocal MasterClass Discussion For The Voice Season 9 Top 10 Live Show”

  1. When it comes to the song “Hallelujah” I have one thought: K.D. Lang. I was fortunate to see her perform it live here in Charleston a few years back. It was absolutely breathtaking. And I listen frequently to the Rufus Wainwright version on “Lifted in the Spirit” (a wonderful compilation CD). I agree – the song should be left alone. I have not been watching the show regularly either (just too much going on) but I do have a DVR recording so I will try to watch it this week.

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  2. Jordan’s version of Hallelujah was gorgeous! But there were so many excellent performances on last night’s show that it will be very difficult to see any of them be eliminated.

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  3. i enjoy hearing Hallelujah by various ‘voices’, so no problem for me. in fact i downloaded the song a couple seasons back and i don’t think it has been sung since. many other songs are oft repeated too.

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  4. wow, check this out: oh darn, it wouldn’t let me put up a pic here. in the top 10 of itunes, SEVEN are ‘the voice’ people. whoa!! and at number 2 is Hallelujah.

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  5. Here’s the iTunes rankings from earlier today:

    2. Jordan Smith – Team Adam – Hallelujah
    3. Barrett Baber – Team Blake – I’d Just Love to Lay You Down
    4. Emily Ann Roberts – Team Blake – She’s Got You
    5. Madi Davis – Team Pharrell – Girls Just Want to Have Fun
    7. Jeffery Austin – Team Gwen – Jealous
    8. Amy Vachal – Team Adam – Bye Bye Bye
    10. Shelby Brown – Team Adam – Go Rest High on that Mountain
    20. Zach Seabaugh – Team Blake – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
    27. Korin Bukowski – Team Gwen – Same Old Love
    113. Braiden Sunshine – Team Gwen – Radioactive

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  6. Hopefully after next week’s bloodbath Jordan, Jeffery, Emily Ann, and either Madi (or Amy) will be the 4 left standing.

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  7. idol girl, thanks for your comments. jeffery continues to be my favorite. although i think amy is good i’m just not into her. last week’s song by madi i LOVED..i loved how she sang so ‘low’. i haven’t bought that cut of hers but i’m strongly leaning toward it, i play it over and over on itunes (i always have to think about these things for awhile). 🙂

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