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Christmas In Rockefeller Center 2016 Heralds The Spirit Of The Season


Picture Credit: NBC.Com All hail Christmas Season 2016!   Such a joyful time of year.  Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and so much more!    We are one big happy family at this time of year, putting aside our differences and problems as best we can to embrace the spirit of the season and all that it […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: The Top 10 Live Show


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice This week, the Top 10 singers compete for your votes on The Voice.  The performance show airs on Monday, November 28th at 8:00 PM on NBC while the results show airs on Tuesday, November 29th at 8:00 PM.  Last week,  Darby Walker and Aaron Gibson from Miley Cyrus’ team were in the Bottom 2 […]

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Kelly Clarkson Stars In Disney’s Magical Holiday Celebration 


Picture Credit: ABC/Disney Happy Thanksgiving to all my American readers. I hope you are enjoying your Thanksgiving feast. Nothing like this time of year to thoroughly embrace all that life has to offer. We indeed have so much to be thankful for.   When the dishes are done and you need to unwind,  Disney has […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: The Top 11 Live Show


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice This week, the Top 11 singers compete for your votes on The Voice.  The performance show airs on Monday, November 21st at 8:00 PM on NBC while the results show airs on Tuesday, November 22nd at 8:00 PM.  Last week, the talented Sa’Rayah who was part of Alicia Keys team was eliminated […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: The Top 12 Live Shows


Picture Credit:  NBC/The Voice This week,  the Top 12 singers compete for America’s vote. And, helping them along the way, Garth Brooks will be brought in to coach and mentor them.  The Top 12 singers performing tonight are: Team Adam: Billy Gilman, Brendan Fletcher, Josh Gallagher Team Alicia: Wé McDonald, Christian Cuevas, Sa’Rayah Team Blake: […]

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


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 […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: The Knockouts, Week Two


Picture Credit:  NBC/The Voice This week, singers Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will continue as key advisers as the singers prepare for the Knockout Rounds.  During this phase of the competition, contestants will be paired against teammates and select a song to perform for their coaches.  Then the coaches decide which of the two singers […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: The Knockouts, Premiere Week 


Picture Credit:  NBC/The Voice This week, singers Tim McGraw and Faith Hill serve as key advisers as the singers prepare for the Knockout Rounds. Two country stars?  Really?  Looks to me like they are ready to crown a country -style singer this season aka Billy Gilman.  Remember. You heard it here first! Ha!   Duting […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: Blind Auditions Week Three


                                        Picture Credit:  NBC/The Voice The Voice airs on Monday, October 3rd and Tuesday, October 4th  at 8:00 PM on NBC but Tuesday’s show will  run for one hour in order to make way for the […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: Blind Auditions Week Two


Picture Credit:  NBC/The Voice I am knee deep in the Presidential Debate coverage which  is expected to garner 100 million viewers. Wouldn’t The Voice – or any show – enjoy that kind of viewership huh?  However, both programs are aired on NBC so a little music via The Voice may mellow you out before the […]

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MasterClass Monday: What The World Needs Now Is This.  Broadway, Music Industry And Entertainment Stars Rock The Democratic National Convention. 


Maybe we need, not only more love in our lives, but also this feel good, retro – style music. You know, music that just makes you happy to be alive or, if you are down in the dumps or having a hard day, will make you happy in an instant. Why is this not happening […]

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A MasterClass July 4th Monday Performance By Sandi Patti Of The Star Spangled Banner 


Happy 4th of July to my American readers.  And, of course, I had to include one of the best versions ever of your  American Anthem on Independence Day.  And, I must say, this is one  humongous version of the Star Spangled Banner by the one and only Sandi Patti.  Some of you may think it […]

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MasterClass Monday: Getting To Know The Vocal Phenomenon Known As The Tenors


Picture Credit: The Tenors I think it is about time I give these incredibly talented guys some more MCL love.  It is bordering on embarrassment that I have not covered their journey to international stardom on a more frequent basis. I apologize.  Originally known as The Canadian Tenors, The Tenors, comprised of Fraser Walters, Remigio […]

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MasterClass Monday: Carrie Underwood’s Riveting Performance Of Something In The Water


I have been meaning to add this gorgeous Carrie Underwood performance of her hit single , “Something In The Water“, which was showcased during American Idol’s Farewell Season.  Carrie was one of many alumnae who participated in the Gala Finale of American Idol Season 15.  I loved each and every performance on this special show, […]

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Billy Joel Dedicates His MSG Concert To The Orlando Victims – Perfoming His Rarely Heard Song “You’re Only Human”.


Picture Credit:Myrna Suarez (@myrnasuarezphoto) You have seen and will continue to see many articles about Billy Joel on MasterClassLady.Com. I think he is one of the most prolific and gifted performers on the planet. His compositions cross multiple genres, having broad appeal to the mass audience.  Additionally, he is one of the most generous performers. […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Preliminary Auditions Week Three


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC I don’t know why this picture cracks me up but it does. It just does.  Nick Cannon and Simon Cowell look like regular guys, except Nick dresses better than me. I dress more like Simon. Low maintenance.   Nevertheless, they look confused. Maybe their GPS is demented and they got […]

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An In Memoriam MasterClass Monday: A Plea For Peace


Picture Credit: BuzzFeed.Com In the wake of the Orlando tragedies over the weekend, I honestly could not bring myself to publish my regular MasterClass Monday article.  I am just too sad and heartbroken and need to somehow address the turmoil that currently exists in our world  and, more recently , in Orlando, Florida. While browsing […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Preliminary Auditions Week Two


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC The picture above this article says it all. Look at that zany bunch of characters!  Their playful expressions and mannerisms speak volumes and explain why this show has been such a pleasurable and entertaining presence in our lives every summer.  It is such a gem of a show and the […]

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A MasterClass Performance: Cecilia Bartoli Gives a Jaw-Dropping Performance Of “Non Piu Mesto” From La Cenerentola By Rossini


   I don’t know how many of you are classical music buffs but, at any rate, I thought I would give this video a try and see if I have – at the very least – a handful of classical appreciation readers on board here in the MCL Community.  Cecilia Bartoli is my favourite classical singer. […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The Top 4 Finale


Well, here we go The Voice fans. The Season 10 Finale is upon us.  As I have not been able to regularly follow the show this season, I have no idea who is the  favorite to win. Do you?   The four finalists, Adam Wakefield, Alisan Porter, Hannah Huston and Laith Al-Saadi, will perform for your votes […]

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