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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The Top 11 Live Shows. 


 The Voice Season 10 Top 12

Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice 

I was shocked to see that Emily Keener was eliminated last week. 

Although there are still very strong singers remaining with The Voice Season 10, I thought she was one of the strongest.  She possessed great stage presence and sang with amazing technical skill. What a shame. 

For this very reason, I can’t stand the Twitter Save. You have to be watching the show in real time to have any influence in the voting results. Who does this anymore?  I know I don’t. 

Anyway, below you find the names of the remaining singers  I will add the iTunes Links to their numbers in a separate blog topic. 

Team Pharrell

Hannah Huston
Daniel Passino

Team Blake

Adam Wakefield
Mary Sarah
Blake’s Save: Paxton Ingram

Team Christina

Alisan Porter
Nick Hagelin
Christina’s Save: Bryan Bautista

Team Adam

Shalyah Fearing
LLaith Al-Saadi
Adam’s Save: Owen Danoff

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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 Season 10 Of The Voice: The Top 11 Live Shows. ”

  1. My top favorites for this week were Allison, Laith, and Adam W

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  2. I am a fan of Laith and I like Adam but the contestant that I really enjoy this season is Hannah. She’s not a washed up former anything or a never made it bar performer. She’s a regular person who is a kindergarten teacher by day and steps into a phone booth and emerges as a very compelling vocalist. She has an ability to communicate her message on a personal level and isn’t afraid to take a risk or perform without a net. She has that quality that you find in American Idol contestants that makes you pull for them and keeps you on edge hoping she makes it through her performance ok. There are more accomplished singers on the show and one of them will likely win, but I’m enjoying Hannah’s moment in the sun.

    I’m becoming more impressed with young Shalyah Fearing and I thought she was particularly good last night.

    I also still like Mary Sarah and her “thing” in general but her performances have been a little off.

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  3. Hi, Gene,
    I completely agree with you about Hannah. Loved her this week. I missed seeing her last week Hopefully she will be around for a while. I am not at all a fan of Allison. I don’t think she has a volume except very loud!!!

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  4. Judging by the way iTunes has been this season, I think it’s anyone’s game.

    I agree about Hannah. She’s one of my top favorites.

    Mary Sarah’s strength is traditional country. Blake needs to let her stick with that instead of trying to push her pop country.

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  5. Louise and Idol Girl,
    I’m glad that that you two like Hannah as well. I get a real kick out of her and have downloaded all of her songs so far. I was very glad to see her go through for another week. I was also glad to see her choose an Allen Stone song to do earlier in the season. I didn’t really care for the arrangement they came up with for “I Can’t Make You Love Me” but she sang it well anyway. The rest have been spot on. Vote vote vote!

    I was really surprised to see how well Mary Sarah did this week. I downloaded her song and the recorded version was more solid that her performance to my ear.

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  6. Rocker Chick,

    Allison’s one of my top favorites as well. Of course, many singers in my music collection are powerhouse vocalists. Celine Dion, Michael Bolton, Faith Hill, Whitney Houston, to name a few.

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  7. Check out an armature video (maybe from her college days?) of Hannah’s called “Gone” on you tube. I thought the vocal and the video which includes an interpretive dance and a decent guitarist was very good so I used the Voice app to request that she sing the song on the show. See what you think.

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