Tag Archives: country music

Masterclass Tip Of The Week: Never Quit. Believe In Yourself.


Don’t you just love it when you can prove the critics wrong? Well, American Idol Season 12 judge, Keith Urban, was able to do just that over the course of his very successful career. According to an interview with Extra’s Terri Seymour, he had this to say: Keith said he is loving the American Idol […]

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American Idol Season 9 Top 6 Vocal Masterclass Article: The Music Of Shania Twain


By: Rosanne Simunovic This week’s American Idol Top 6 theme was a tribute to the music of Shania Twain. And, sharing her generous mentoring skills was the lovely Shania Twain! Surprise! I thought she did a tremendous job with these singers and was wonderfully supportive and caring to all of them. As I wrote my […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 9 Top 6 Results Show: The Music Of Shania Twain


L ast evening’s show was just a little “ho-hum” to me.  I don’t know what else to say so I will leave all my comments for the Top 6  Vocal Masterclass article However, I thought Shania Twain was wonderfully warm and supportive with the singers and imparted some excellent advice. My favorite quote was from […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 9 Top 6 Show: The Music Of Shania Twain


 This week country artist, Shania Twain, will mentor the six remaining singers of American Idol Season 9. The singers will be performing numbers  selected from Shania’s catalogue  of music.  As I have previously stated, this will be no easy task as Shania’s music contains a multitude of pitfalls.   You rarely hear singers performing covers of her music and […]

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American Idol Season 7 Top 9 Vocal Masterclass: Country Music With Dolly Parton


By: Rosanne Simunovic Well, this week’s showcase was a mixed bag of tricks, wasn’t it? I was trying to decide whether this theme should be labeled a musical misdemeanor, but then some singers very noticeably elevated Ms. Parton’s music in a gigantic way. I am late posting this week, so, let’s get to it, shall […]

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