Student Accomplishments AROUND THE TOWN...............
Seven year old, Abby Souza held a leading role in October of 2011 as JO JO in their production of "Seusical"..The rendition was colorful filled with upbeat music, incredible activing and vocally talented children and ABBY certainly shined and wowed the audience in her first leading role..
Skyler Callahan, Jessica Walther, Abby Souza, Alexa Cahill and Amy Manny were named Vocalists of the Year 2012 for their outstanding VOCAL performance and their dedication to Voices In Time.
Ten year old, Jaqueline Ferreira won first place and the over all audience participation in her school 2011 talent show at the Quinn School. What a voice..AWESOME! She yodeled her way through "Cowboy Sweeteheart" from Leanne Rhimes. Jaqueline also performs with her school vocal troupe "The North Side Singers".
Michael Kalisz making quite the musical name for himself...
Beginning to play piano on his own at only five years of age was the beginning of his musical journey. As an invited performer at many schools, nursing homes, local television shows, community and civic events (including the Miss New Bedford and Miss New Bedford’s Outstanding Teen pageants, the Senior Sweetheart Pageant of America Pageant, the Carnival Glory cruise ship and more), Michael has been able to share his gift of music with all types of audiences. He has been seen as a featured performer at “Live at Best Buy Boston”, Boston’s GreenFest and featured on the “Back Talk Teens” television show. He has performed at the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament as part of the trio "Sugar & Spice" and at venues across New England as a member of the bands "Zero Gravity", "Pure Sarcasm" and now "4171". Adding vocals to his performances has been relatively recent and he thanks Ms. Sharon for all he has been able to accomplish since then!
At 13 years old, he recorded his first single entitled "I Wish I Didn't" at Surefire Music Studios which was heard on Xtrasound Radio on the Live365 Internet Radio Network and landed at Number 3 on their weekly chart. Now 15, Mike is working on other musical projects. Most notably, he is working with Full Sircle Entertainment to record the debut album for his band “4171” and looks forward to releasing the music soon.
You can visit his website at www.mikekmusic.weebly.com and his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Mike.Kalisz.Music as well as his You Tube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/MikeK96.
Raquel Ferreira made 2011 Senior Districts...Her music teacher Mr. Rodriguez was very impressed due to the fact that Raquel is only a freshma. IT's a fact that this is extremely rare when a freshman make it at this level. She was the only freshman from Dartmouth High that made Senior Districts.
Skyler Callahan voted Lil Rockett for best Photo.....2010
Congratulations Cassidy McGrath once again...
Cassidy McGrath won "Best Singer" at the Debra Crosby's Talent Quest TV Show" on August 29th, 2010, singing the song "Beautiful" by Christina Aguilera. Cassidy was the youngest performer in the show, competing against all acts, styles of music and ages. The Debra Crosby's Talent Quest TV Show just went network. Therefore Cassidy's performance, along with the show, was seen on MY TV in New England, reaching 2.5 million viewers. The August 29th aired on October 3, 2010 on MY TV in your area. In 2011, Cassidy most recently was chosen as one of Janet Jacksons extraordinary youth in the Boston area and got to see Janet in concert and also backstage. She even got a hug from Janet Jackson and wrote her a song saying thank you.
Then a day later she received a call from NY and was notified that her audition was selected and will appear on the television show Community Auditions during a special audition episode in early April. People can vote online and if she gets enough votes, she will move forward in the competition.
2010 Vocalists of the Year Maddie Carr and Tori Lariviere. The girls were chosen because of their outstanding ambition and dedication to their lessons and Voices in Time.
:Miss Massachusetts Junior National Teenager 2009
:SOUTHCOAST YOUTH OF THE YEAR 2010
Hayley Morais, 16 of East Freetown Massachusetts was crowned "Miss Bristol County National Jr. Teenager 2007" on Sunday October 7, 2007. She also won the title of "Neuman Senior Idol 2007" in June at the Saint John Neuman Festival 2007 and won the title of Assonet Idol 2007. Hayley has been coached by Sharon Jensen since she was 8 years old and she is a student at the Freetown-Lakeville Middle School. In 2007 she held a leading role in the Musical "Sound of Music" for Apponequet High School. She is also an accomplished dancer with Kara's Dance Studio of East Freetown and most recently held a leading role in Burtwood School's rendition of "High School Musical", which took place this summer 2007. Hayley is a little power house and knows how to wow an audience. Hayley won the title of Burtwood Idol 2008 (Senior Division) in March. Hayley won the title among many prizes at the Miss Massachusetts National Teenager 2009 pageant this March. She won first place in talent, Director's Choice Award and took the title as Miss Massachusetts Junior National Teenager 2009. She won 4rth runner up for the National title in Nashville inTennesse in August 2009. Check out her website @ www.HayleyMorais.com. In 2010 Hayley won "Best Performer" under 15 in THE HARD ROCK CAFE Young Performers Showcase. She was also name SOUTHCOAST STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2010 for her volunteer work in the community.
Jillian Jensen and former VIT members, (Jillian Zucco, and Taylor Lawler) along with Simone Cardoso and Kimber-lee are making heads turn in the community in their hit group DOLLHOUSE...2010
Victoria, Tori and Elizabeth impress the cameras when they perform in their summer dance recital with Ms. Cheryl's school of performing arts.
Congratulations to Victoria, Sadie and Mackenzie..
THEY WERE OUTSTANDING in this weekends show DEAR EDWINA put on by South Coast Children's Theater. What A FUN SHOW.. Hats off to the management of South Coast Children's Theater.
Congratulations to Chloe Owen, Cassie Roberts, and Camryn Reed who presented the song Heal The World in the Acushnet Talent Show in April 2010. They impressed the audience with their vocal skills and signing the song..
Eleven Year Old Amy Manny Will Melt Your Heart With Her Melodic Voice
Brianna Dupont, 13 years old, most recently received a leading role in her schools' musical Alice In Wonderland and she won 4rth Place in The Magic Of Music Competition 2010 in her age division. Brianna is as talented on the piano as she is with her voice and has quite the talent for writing and composing her own music also.. Most recently Brianna played the leading role as the Candlestick in her schools production of Beauty and The Beast/May 2012.
Jessica Walther is Turning Heads When She Takes The Stage
Maddie's Played 'Alice' in Wonderland
Nichole Pappas is Taking
HER FIRST STEPS TO ACTING
12 Year Old Sara Achorn wins
New Bedford's Got Talent 2009
The Miss New Bedford Scholarship Pageant hosted it's first New Bedford's Got talent Contest in March of 2009. Voices in Time's, Sara Achorn of Rochester, Massachusetts took first place in her age category. Judges said she had a powerful and sultry voice beyond her years as she sang the ever popular "Black Velvet". Sara sings with heart in soul in all her performances. This past year she also took second place in the Burtwood Idol Contest 2009 as well as second place in the Magic of Music Idol Contest 2009. Watch out America, here comes another talented kid. In July of 2009 Sara performed at Canobie Lake Park's Talent Contest where she took first place and she returned to the finals in September and took second place. In August 2009 Sara won first place in Fall River Catches a Star which earned her a cash prize of $500. Sara was named a "Vocalist of The Year 2009" of Voices In Time for her incredible improvement over the past year in her voice and over-all presentation and dedication to her vocal studies. In July 2010-Sara took second place in the Boston Hard Rock Cafe Youth Talent Showcase.
This Little Girl with the Big Voice is Moving On Up...
Victoria Kalisz is a musical sensation at 9 years old
Cassidy McGrath's voice is impressive and big for a little girl.
Cassidy McGrath is just ten years old and making huge gains as an entertainer and ice skater. This past year she placed third in the Magic of Music Idol Competition 2009 and performed with the Magic of Music Troope in 2009. She has also placed in Burtwood Idol competitions over the past years. Cassidy place third in a recent ice skating competition. She has a huge voice from such a little girl. Her favorite of songs is "Gimme Gimme" which leaving audiences wanting to hear from this little performer. Cassidy has been performing with "Voices in Time" for almost 3 years now. Cassidy was one of the top 5 winners at Fall River Catches a Star in August of 2009 and she placed First among nearly 40 who took part in Canobie Lake's Talent Contest August of 2009. Cassidy has been in the studio producing her own music and she is loving it. Cassidy most recently took Best Voice in a talent contest at the Boston Hard Rock Cafe in August 2010.
10 year old Skyler Callahan takes first place in
New Bedford's Got Talent
Skyler Callahan of Saint Francis Xavier School where she is in the 5th grade has a voice like an angel. She won the title of New Bedford's Got Talent Winner 2009 in her age category. She's sure to be a hit in the future. In her very first competition ever, Ms.Callahan impressed the judges with her sweet voice and adorable personailty as she sing a cute version of L.O.V.E from natalie Cole. Skyler is loving the stage and she's only just begun. She's been training under the direction of Sharon Jensen for less then a year. Sklyer placed in the top 5 in Fall River Catches a Star 2009. Skyler played Tiny Tim in Burt Wood Schools' performance of "The Christmas Carol" in December 2009. Most recently Skyler won fourth place in the Magic of Music Idol competition 2010 and Second Place in Burtwood Idol 2010.
Alexa Cahill 2009 Magic Of Music Idol Over-All Winner
Alexa Cahill, 13 years old from Assonet, Massachusetts wowed a packed audience at the Knights of Columbus in Mattaposiett in March of 2009 as she won the over title "Magic Of Music Idol 2009" winner. She amazed the audience with her powerful rendition of "Midnight Train To Georgia". Last year Ms.Cahill also auditioned for "America's Got Talent" in Boston, MA. Alexa also took second place in "Fall River Catches a Star" in the summer of 2008. Watch out for this rising star. Alexa toured this past summer with Jillian Jensen-Zero Gravity and the Magic of Music Idol Group promoting the Magic of Music Scholarship Project which enables kids to continue to stay involved with the arts. Alexa placed second "Fall River Catches a Star" in August 2009. Most recently she landed a supportive role as "Shelby Hyler" in a RHODE ISLAND/Massachusetts based film "FOOTPRINTS ". In March 2010 Alexa was honored to perform the Star Spangled Banner for a Veteran's Celebration at Fort Rodman in New Bedford.
Bethany Ramos takes a lead orphan in local production of Annie
Bethany Ramos, 12 years old of Acushnet landed her first leading role in Fairhaven High's production of "Annie" in March of 2009. Bethany played the sassy, orphan "Tessy". Bethany did an outstanding job acting, singing and dancing with the talented cast of children. Bethany has been training with Sharon for 2 years this season. She has worked very hard as a student and she certainly posses a passion for singing each time she gets on the stage. Most recently, Bethany is competing for the title of Miss Acushnet 2010 in March.
Stephanie Beaudoin, Vocalist of The Year 2008
13 year old, Stephanie Beaudoin of Fairhaven, Massachusetts was named Vocalist of The Year 2008 at the summer cabaret that took place at Cafe Funchal on Father's Day, June 17, 2008. Stephanie's award was given to her because of her dedication to learning as a vocalist and her over-all achievement during her lessons this past year with technical, presentation and over all performance skills. Steph has been singing with "Voices in Time" and taking lessons with Sharon for almost 5 years. She has a very strong voice and demonstrates great control in her voice. This year's performance of her rendition of "Cabaret" is certainly a crowd pleaser. Stephanie played a leading part in the Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory as the "Candy Man" on March 26, 2009 and she did an outstanding job. Most recently Stephanie held a leading role in her school's rendition of High School Musical Two.
Hayley Morais, Winning One Title After Another
Miss Massachusetts Junior National Teenager 2009
Most Recently Won Best Performer Under 15 in The Hard Rock Cafe Young Performer Competition 2010
NAMED SOUTHCOAST YOUTH OF THE YEAR 2010
Hayley Morais, 13 of East Freetown Massachusetts was crowned "Miss Bristol County National Jr. Teenager 2007" on Sunday October 7, 2007. She also won the title of "Neuman Senior Idol 2007" in June at the Saint John Neuman Festival 2007 and won the title of Assonet Idol 2007. Hayley has been coached by Sharon Jensen since she was 8 years old and she is a student at the Freetown-Lakeville Middle School. In 2007 she held a leading role in the Musical "Sound of Music" for Apponequet High School. She is also an accomplished dancer with Kara's Dance Studio of East Freetown and most recently held a leading role in Burtwood School's rendition of "High School Musical", which took place this summer 2007. Hayley is a little power house and knows how to wow an audience. Hayley won the title of Burtwood Idol 2008 (Senior Division) in March. Hayley won the title among many prizes at the Miss Massachusetts National Teenager 2009 pageant this March. She won first place in talent, Director's Choice Award and took the title as Miss Massachusetts Junior National Teenager 2009. She will compete for the National title in Nashville, Tennesse in August 2009. Check out her website @ HayleyMorais.com
Jillian Jensen is making the MUSIC/Second CD/Album was released in August 2009/Third Album to be released in 2012.
Student, Jillian Marie Jensen, Miss Massachusetts Teen America 2007, took first place in talent in the Miss Teen America Pageant in July of 2007. She released her first original CD entitled "Reflections" in 2007. The CD is for sale and a portion of the proceeds will benefit her project "M.O.M" , The Magic of Music that was established to create scholarships for students who were unable to afford music lessons or instruments. Jillian has provided more that $5,000 dollars to scholarship candidates since the program began. Jillian was crowned Miss Massachusetts Teen America in April of 2007. She also played the lead role as Sharpay in YMTC's spring performance of "High School Musical". Jillian is a Senior at Bishop Stang School where she has participated in the drama club and a select A Capella group. During the Summer of 2008, Jillian won the over-all Canobie Lake Talent Competition in New Hampshire. Jill's released her second CD/Album entitled, "The Story of My Life" in August 2009 with the aid of Shane Violette of the New England Music Group of Taunton, MA. If you would like to purchase either of her original CD's please contact her @ www.Magicofmusic4u.com or www.Voicesintime@aol.com. Or check out her music my space @ www.myspace.com/JillianJensenmusic or her M.O.M. website www.magicofmusic.weebly.com. Jillian played the role as the Wicked Witch in YMTC's presention of "The Wizard of Oz" in January 2009. In August she performed the role as Gabriella in High School Musical 2 for Y.M.T.C's August show at Durfee High School in Fall River. Jill is also touring New England with her band..ZERO GRAVITY..HER most major recent accomplishment that she made it to the top 200 in Gillette Stadiums 2009 auditions of AMERICAN IDOL. Over 10,000 individuals participated in the auditions. In December of 2009 Jillian was hired to perform with the band ORNAMENT which is a cover band for the TRANS SIBERIEN ORCHESTRA. She performed at variety of New England based venues including Lasalette, and Whites of Westport. She is also currently doing am acoustic tour with Hot Topics Stores in the local New England Mall's performing songs off her new CD. Most recently, Jilian is touring with the HOT NEW GIRLS GROUP... Varsity Girls which features 4 very talented teens from New England.. In March 2010 Jill won second place in the BOSTON HARD ROCK CAFE YOUNG PERFORMERS Competition. Most recently Jillian is performing as a solo artist and working with the SULTANS of SWING as their vocalist, 2011. She sand on the Kelly in Regis Show in May of 2011 as she received a job singing back up for Nichole Scherzinger of the Pussy Cats Dolls.. Most recently Jill traveled to Riga, Laitvia (EUROPE) as she was chosen to represenr US in an international MUSICIANS Contest.
She Ain't Nothing but a Hound Dog..She's the Magic of Music Winner 2009/Miss Teen Massachusetts Ambassador 2011.
Miss Camryn Morais knows how to warm the hearts of her viewers. Her rendition of "Hound Dog" is sure to make you smile! Cami is just 11 years old and attends East Freetown Elementary School. She won the Neuman Minor Idol 2007 and won third place most in Assonet Idol 2007. Aside from singing, she is also an accomplished dancer with Kara's Dance Studio of East Freetown, MA. Camryn went on to win Assonet Idol 2008. Camryn made the audience cheer in her presention of Bon Jovi's "Living on a Prayer" this past March as she took the title as M.O.M winner 2009 for ages 9 and under and was featured on the front cover of the Wanderer for her success. Camryn placed top 5 in the Fall River Catches a Star-2009. Camryn most recently took the title of Miss Teen Massachusett Ambassador 2011.
Vocalist of the Year 2007
Student, Caitlyn Botelho was chosen as the "Vocalist of The Year 2007". Her vocal technique and capability have wowed audiences this year through-out the Bristol County area. Caitlyn's rendition of "Midnight Train to Georgia" is remarkable. She has been studied voice with Sharon Jensen for more than 6 years. Caitlyn is a student at Saint Francis School in Acushnet. She is 14 years old. Wishing Caitlyn future success in all her musical opportunities.
She's a singing queen bringing smiles with her talent/future pop star
Lorae Tavares, of New Bedford, Massachusetts, won the title of Miss Junior Massachusetts of the Northeast 2007 Lorae sings with power and soul and she is a delight to watch on stage. She started training with Sharon Jensen at 9 years old and sang "Voices in Time" for almost 4 years. Last year she won Pulaski School's talent contest and has been featured with her grandfather "Tiny Tavares" in local fundraising events. Lorae was featured in Super Model Magazine this Fall. Lorae is currently 15 years old and attends Normandin Junior High School. Lorae played Snoopy in You're a Good Man Charlie Brown in 2008. The Lorae took second place in the Magic of Music Idol Contest in February 2008 and Third Place in the "M.O."M Contest in 2009 and travels with the Magic of Music Troope singing through-out the South Coast area. Most recently Lorae played the role as "Glinda" for YMTC's production of "The Wizard of Oz" presented at BCC in January 2009. Lorae also played a leading part in Godspell at her school in May 2009 and a leading role in YMTC's production of High School Musical 2 in August in Fall River as well as ledaing role as Rizo in YMTC's rendition of GREASE in 2010. Continued success with your musical endevours. Lorae won second place in the New Bedford's Got Talent Competition 2010 and Firts Place in The Magic of Music Idol Competition 2010. She just record her firts single co-produced by Brady Reed and Jillian Jensen entitled.. JUST ANOTHER 'TEENAGE AGE FLING'. The recording opprtunity came as winning first place in the Magic of Music Contest 2010. Most recently Lorae released her FIRST single CD.. entitled "BACK TO SUMMER", produced in collaboration with GRAND ARSON Entertainment and Jillian Marie Jensen, 2011.
Former Student Mackenzie Rae Releases her first Album
Former Student, Mackenzie Hutchens (KENZIE) of East Freetown most recently won the title at the New England Talent Awards as "Singer of the Year" in February of 2007. Mackenzie studied voice with Sharon Jensen from 9 years old to 12 years old. Mackenzie is currently 16 years old and attends Freetown Lakeville Middle School. Mackenzie also held the title as Burtwood Idol 2007 and Assonet Idol 2006. Most recently Mackenzie has been working on her own originial songs. She is known as the "Little Girl With The Big Voice". Look for her album entitled "Mackenzie Rae" that she released in February 2009. Wishing her continued success with her voice. Mackenzie most recently was signed to INNERSCOPE Records, 2011.