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American Idol Season 16: The Auditions End And The Hollywood Rounds Begin


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American Idol continues with their last batch of auditions this week as it moves forward to the Hollywood Rounds. The auditions will be featured on Sunday, March 25th at 8:00 PM, followed by the Hollywood Rounds on Monday, March 26th on ABC.

As I am travelling home from vacation, I will refer you to MJS Big Blog for the scoop. She is more “in the loop” than I will ever be until normality resumes post-vacation.

There are some pretty good singers this season and I will be glad to be able to access TV or digital Mercia on a regular basis so I can fully analyze these vocalists.

In the meantime, let’s talk shall we? Comments are now open for business.

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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

4 Responses to “American Idol Season 16: The Auditions End And The Hollywood Rounds Begin”

  1. I’m sorry, I just can’t watch any more of Katy Perry. I just couldn’t force myself to do it!

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  2. Haha. ReReader. I hear ya! I didn’t see this coming from her but she is just too strange to tolerate. I will watch when the Top 24 go live. At least I hope it is live. Who knows anymore?

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  3. I loved the last contestant who sang “Maybe this Time” from Cabaret!!!!!!! I’ve watched his performance four times today. Made me feel so happy for him. Really love him.

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  4. Oo. Louise. I have to check out this performance. Thank you

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