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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: The Live Playoffs 


The Voice Season 11

Picture Credit:  NBC/The Voice

This week,  the Top 20 singers compete for America’s vote and a chance to win a spot among the 12 finalists advancing to next week’s show. Because of the Presidential election,  there is no Results show tomorrow; therefore the winners, chosen by the audience, will be announced toward the end of Monday’s show. 

The Top 20 singers performing tonight are:

Team Adam: Riley Elmore, Billy Gilman, Brendan Fletcher, Simone Gundy, Josh Gallagher

Team Alicia: Wé McDonald, Christian Cuevas, Kylie Rothfield, Sa’Rayah, Josh Halverson

Team Blake: Sundance Head, Dana Harper, Austin Allsup, Courtney Harrell, Jason Warrior

Team Miley: Darby Walker, Ali Caldwell, Sophia Urista, Aaron Gibson, Belle Jewel.

Personally, there is too much entertainment election -style on TV tonight, so I probably will miss The Voice this week. Why couldn’t they put it on hold for a week? Seriously.  Tons of major TV series were pre-emptied over the course of this crazy election, not to mention the World Series playoffs. Yay Cubs. 

Enjoy the show and keep me posted 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

5 Responses to “Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: The Live Playoffs ”

  1. i am soooo disappointed that josh halverson (the indian looking guy) got ‘booted’. his ‘whiskey and you’ is charting on itunes. and i’m glad aaron (miley’s only guy) got voted through by ‘the people’ tho his song isn’t charting.

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  2. blake said ‘this is just too fast’ and i agree with him.

    and i really missed the ‘background’ of when they’re practicing their song. i like that ‘getting to know them’ aspect. and i like to know if the singer has chosen the song, or if the coach has.

    it sure goes to point as to ‘song choice’. i just didn’t care for josh halverson’s (the indian looking guy) song choice this time.

    it is interesting that brendon fletcher is charting again, quite high up, and yet he wasn’t ‘chosen by the people’. as last time, i don’t connect to him as a person, but i do like his voice and his choices.

    the crooner is charting too, and he didn’t get through.

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  3. I haven’t been a fan of the indian looking guy, so I wasn’t disappointed that he got booted.

    Not a fan of Darby either.

    Vocally, of the R&B gals in the top 12, I prefer Ali and Courtney and Sa’Rayah over We.

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  4. Hi All,

    Sad to see Dana cut from Blake’s team, she was by far my favorite. I liked Ethan Tucker too and now they are both gone, boo!

    I’m undecided if I will continue to watch as I think Billy has this one wrapped and under the tree!

    I did not like the play off’s, I agree with Blake it was too fast.

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  5. I think Billy has it also……. Wow on Crying…… Dang his voice and that note at the end…….

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