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Male Vocalist

by MSG Varsity on
Fri, May 13, 2011 10:43 AM

Updated Wed, Jan 25, 2012 10:36 AM
Male Vocalist

Categories: Male vocalist | Female vocalist | Dance ensemble | Vocal ensemble 
VIEW ALL QUARTERFINAL PERFORMANCES -- SEMIFINALS PERFORMANCES

FINALS

**WINNER**

Elya

              Name: Elya Vasiliev -- WATCH
              School: Colts Neck, NJ
              Performances: SEMIFINALS -- QUARTERFINALS

                                                                 

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peter richardson

                   Name: Peter Richardson -- WATCH
              School: Oceanside, LI
              Performances: SEMIFINALS -- QUARTERFINALS

                                                                

SEMIFINALS

EPISODE 5 (Airs: May 15):


Show 1 Elya              Name: Elya Vasiliev -- WINNER
              School: Colts Neck, NJ
              Performing: "Hey, Tonight" -- WATCH
             

 

Bio: Elya's favorite types of music are Blues, Jazz, Opera, and Pop, because of their "freedom," and "ability express any emotion." Elya's family is his inspiration: his father, who gave him his first guitar when he was seven years old, his mother for her encouragement, and his sisters who look up to him.

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              Name: Dany Milano
              School: Union City, NJ
              Performing: "Get Ready" -- WATCH
             


            
Bio: Dany's top four favorite singers are Lady Gaga, John Legend, Elton John, and Freddie Mercury -- all, he says, great voices and great performers. Dany enjoys any music that makes him "feel something." He believes that music is "something almost spiritual. If it has no soul, it's no good."

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EPISODE 6 (Airs: May 22):


peter richardson               Name: Peter Richardson -- WINNER
               School: Oceanside, LI
               Performing: "You're Beautiful" -- WATCH
              

 

Bio: Peter's biggest inspiration is the band Coldplay for their "style and spirit." If he could perform as anywhere, he would choose Madison Square Garden, where he would "give the crowd one heck of a show." Peter describes performing as his passion, adding "I love to amuse others through doing what I love and I want to hear the crowd yell and feel that rush down my spine."

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danny ward              Name: Danny Ward
              School: King, CT
              Performing: "Small Town" -- WATCH
             
             


Bio: Danny's favorite singer is Nicki Minaj, because "she's bold, focused, multi-talented, and awesome." His favorite type of music is Rap, because, he says, "it tells a story." If he was able to perform at any event, he would choose the Grammy's, what he considers "the biggest night for the music industry."

 

 

QUARTERFINALS

EPISODE 1 (Airs: Apr. 17)

Show 1 Elya              Name: Elya Vasiliev WINNER
              School: Colts Neck, NJ
              Performing: "Come Fly With Me" -- WATCH
              

 

Bio: Elya's favorite types of music are Blues, Jazz, Opera, and Pop, because of their "freedom," and "ability express any emotion." Elya's family is his inspiration: his father, who gave him his first guitar when he was seven years old, his mother for her encouragement, and his sisters who look up to him.
 

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Ahmad Rashad Buie              Name: Ahmad Rashad Buie
              School: Piscataway, NJ
              Performing: "I Don't Wanna Talk About It" -- WATCH
              

 

Bio: Ahmad's favorite types of music are R&B, Soul, Jazz and Pop. His favorite singers include Michael Jackson -- his biggest inspiration -- as well as Luther Vandross and Stevie Wonder.  If he could perform at any event, it would be the Grammy's or BET Honors.

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EPISODE 2 (Airs: Apr. 24)

Dan Berk              Name: Dan Berk
              School: Oceanside, LI
              Performing: "I Turn To You" -- WATCH

            

 

Bio:  Dan is inspired by John Legend and rock band Maroon 5, whose lead singer, Adam Levine, he praises as "a really versatile musician with a great sense of rhythm and style." Dan says that actor and writer Larry David of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" would play him in a movie about his life.


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Dany Milano              Name: Dany Milano -- WINNER
              School: Union City, NJ
              Performing: "Use Somebody" -- WATCH

            

 

Bio: Dany's top four favorite singers are Lady Gaga, John Legend, Elton John, and Freddie Mercury -- all, he says, great voices and great performers. Dany enjoys any music that makes him "feel something." He believes that music is "something almost spiritual. If it has no soul, it's no good."

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EPISODE 3 (Airs: May 1)

christopher dunlop              Name: Christopher Dunlop
              School: St. Dominic, LI
              Performing: "Proud Mary" -- WATCH

             

            

Bio: Christopher listens to different genres of music from Rock to Rap, "all different types and styles of music which makes it interesting to listen to." Christopher would pick Jake Gyllenhaal or Justin Timberlake as actors to play him in a movie about his life, because, he says, they are "good actors that put a lot of effort into their work, as I do in my singing."

Hear more from Christopher in this one-on-one interview from St. Dominic High School
 


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peter richardson               Name: Peter Richardson -- WINNER
               School: Oceanside, LI
               Performing: "Suddenly I See" -- WATCH

              

 

Bio: Peter's biggest inspiration is the band ColdPlay for their "style and spirit." If he could perform as anywhere, he would choose Madison Square Garden, where he would "give the crowd one heck of a show." Peter describes performing as his passion, adding "I love to amuse others through doing what I love and I want to hear the crowd yell and feel that rush down my spine."

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EPISODE 4 (Airs: May 8)

danny ward              Name: Danny Ward -- WINNER
              School: King, CT
              Performing: "Hero" -- WATCH

             


Bio: Danny's favorite singer is Nicki Minaj, because "she's bold, focused, multi-talented, and awesome." His favorite type of music is Rap, because, he says, "it tells a story." If he was able to perform at any event, he would choose the Grammy's, what he considers "the biggest night for the music industry."


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al calderon              Name: Al Calderon
              School: Sachem East, LI
              Performing: "I Want You Back" -- WATCH

             

 

Bio: If Al could perform at any event it would be the Grammy's, because he would consider it a dream to "perform on stage with all (his) favorite artists and role models." He says that Drake would play him in a movie about his life. He credits his mother as his biggest inspiration.
 

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