Healy Headlines December 2018 and January 2019
I hope you are all staying warm as winter seems to be coming whether we like it or not!
Lots of info here for you!! Reminder, we have the winter recital Sunday January 20, with mandatory dress rehearsal on Friday January 18, please hold 3-530 in your calendar for this, and please remember to list as a conflict to other things you are involved in!! We will be setting up rehearsals after the first of the year with Ms Papili on this. If you are not going to be singing on the concert, please let me know asap.
Note, Vocal Festival at UD is Feb 10th, if you want to participate, please let me know so we can plan. The apps for this need to be in by Jan 14th. For those of you who haven’t done this, it is a chance to sing and receive notes back on your performance.
Vocal festival Update:
So far those interested in participating in Vocal festival at UD (you sing and receive notes back from one of the UD voice faculty, date is Sunday feb 10.,application due by Jan 13 at the very latest but I need to know by the end of this week, I think its a $20.00 app fee plus ms papili fee for rehearsal and to play)
Jake Kline , Caroline Cooper, Kelley Laurenceau, Savannah Klumpp, Mia Scarangelli, Connor Murray, Joey Depto.
Reminder, Holiday break is Wednesday Dec 19-Jan 1, returning Wednesday January 2nd.
Now here’s what has been going on in the studio, and lots of congrats to many of the students!!
MTNA competition , we had three participants, and all three students received honors; Ruby Anderson was 1st place, and advanced to Regionals as the Delaware representative, the alternate is Sydney Kenton, and honorable mention was Savannah Klumpp.
Philadephia Regional NATS competition, we had 6 students participate; Brooke Chalfant, Caroline Achenbach, Ned Way, Savannah Klumpp, Sydney Kenton, and Connor Murray.
Sydney Kenton placed 1st in High School classical Division, Ned Way placed 1st in High School Men’s music Theater division, Connor Murray placed 2nd in High School Mens classical division, and Savannah Klumpp placed 1st in High School 9th,10th grade classical division. Ned Way also was given the Robert Sataloff Award for Best High School Singer.
Many Schools are now casting their shows. Please send me an email (attached to this link) if you are in a show, what role, and the dates. I will add to the next studio letter, and it will also be updated on the info page on my website. (Marianjohnsonhealyvoicestudio.com ) password is Sherlock.
So far, shows cast,
Newark Charter School, Into the Woods 2/22,23, 3/1,2
Witch, Aja Keller
Baker, Ryan Connor
Baker’s Wife , Caroline Kelly
Cinderella, Brooke Chalfant
Little Red Riding Hood, Aileigh Corbett
Jack’s Mother, Cece Pruitt
Lucinda, Mia Scarengelli
Snow White , Claire Uyeda
Rapunzel, Riley Young
Narrator Understudy, Alex Toth
Padua, Anything Goes 2/15,16,17
Hope, Sydney Kenton
Sir Eveylyn, Jake Poppiti
Luke, Joey Depto
Elias Whitney Robert Laws
Virtue, Caroline Achenbach
Archmere , The Addams Family. 2/22,23, 3/1,2
Morticia, Katherine Alberta
2nd Officer,The Hawker, and First Local Lad, Quinn Murphy
The Gypsy, Caroline Achenbach
Middletown High School, Cinderella
Cinderella, Gina Velardi
Avongrove, Les Mis
Grant Bailey as Enjolras
Cab Calloway Sound of Music
Maria Rainer: Sarah Rossi
Max Detweiler: Connor Carp
Rolf: Philip Wetzel
Liesl: Ruby Anderson
Friedrich: Jake Kline
Louisa: Abby Ruger
Admiral von Schreiber: Zach Finn
Baron Elberfeld: Robert Laws
Dance Ensemble: Robert Laws, Connor Murray, Joey Depto, Ava Kelly, Sydney Reid
Nun Ensemble: Ava Kelly, Sydney Reid
And last but not least, all 18 students who auditioned for All State got in!!
In top 5:
Kelly Laurenceau (1st), Brooke Chalfant(2nd), Aja Keller(2nd), Amelia Moss(2nd), Gina Velardi(3rd), Sarah Rossi(4th), Jake Kline(4th), Ruby Anderson(5th),
In top 10:
Savannah Klumpp(7th), Riley Young (8th), Caroline Cooper (8th), Aileigh Corbett(9th) Robert Laws (9th)
Mia Scarangelli, Claire Uyeda, Sydney Reid, Connor Murray Joey Depto
As always, I am so proud of all your hard work, and I look forward to the recital which is quickly coming up!!!
HEALY HEADLINES Winter 2018!!!
Happy New Year!
January 10, 2018
Here are the most recent updates in the studio! We are gearing top for our first recital at Newark Methodist Church, Main Street Newark Sunday January 21st at 2pm!
CONGRATS ! TO LINDSAY HAWTOF for winning the Regional MTNA competition in West Virginia (was representing the 13 state region), and advancing to FINALS in March in Orlando!
Also to add to the list of singers in shows this year, here is the newest update
Cab Calloway: Fiddler on the Roof
Golde: Kyra McKillip
Tzeitel: Sarah Rossi
Chava: Ruby Anderson
Perchik: Ned Way
Yente: Katie Smith
Avram: Michael Hemphill
Rabbi: Becky Rusch
Mendel: Jake Kline
Grandma Tzeitel: Abby Ruger
Hi All! I hope you are all enjoying these glorious colors of fall!! I haven’t sent an email in a while, and this one is full of info!!
First of all, the time of the All State rehearsal here at in my studio is moved to FRIDAY NOV 17, 4-5 pm. The following morning is the All State Audition. I have a list of auditioners as Savannah, Ruby, Sarah, Riley, Caroline C, Aja, Kelley, Connor M, Fiona, Claire, Kacie, Brooke and Jake Kline. Please let me know if you will be coming to the rehearsal/ run thru! I will be leaving my house by 5:15 to get to UD for dress rehearsals for MTNA that evening.
Also, reminder, there is no lesson Thanksgiving week, the week of Nov 20th, Happy Thanksgiving!!!!
Here’s whats happening in the studio!!
First place in MT Division Mens, Ben Strong , and 1st place MT division women, Becky Rusch.
Ben and Becky were both asked to participate in a very lively Masterclass with Robert Edwin, a leading authority on Contemporary Commercial Music and Music Theater.
November 18th we will cheer on the students participating in MTNA competition, they are Lindsay Hawtof, Sydney Kenton, Connor Carp, and Brooke Chalfant
Several shows have been cast and many of your colleagues will be in them!
Keep an eye out for:
Padua: Addams Family
Caroline Achenbach as Wednesday Addams, Jake Collins as Gomez, Sydney Kenton as Alice
Salesianum: Les Mis
Jake Collins as Jean Valjean, Quinn Murphy as Thenadier, Jake Poppiti as Javert, Sydney Kenton as Cossette, Reece Wagner as Fantine
Newark Charter: Grease
Sandy, Brooke Chalfant; Marty, Cece Pruitt; Rizzo, Kacie Hendrixson; Teen Angel, Aja Keller; Patty, Claire Uyeda, Jane, Caroline Kelly
Ensemble , Riley Young, Aileigh Corbett, Kelley Laurenceau
Fulton Theater, Lancaster , PA
Grant Bailey returns to the Fulton Theater in the role of Scut Farkus in "A Christmas Story"
They are the updates as of now!!! Please let me know if I missed anyone! What a terrific group of young singers you all are!!!
We are looking forward to our Winter Recital, Newark Methodist Church ,Main Street Newark, this Sunday January 22, 2pm.
LOTS OF CONGRATS TO ANNOUNCE!! Fall-Winter 2016
NATS PHILADEPHIA COMPETITION participants all received wonderful, supportive comments from the judges!Participants were Ashley Narvaez, Brooke Chalfant, Lindsay Hawtof, Sydney Kenton, Brynley Lammers, Ben Strong, Nolan Moss and Connor Carp.
The finalists were: High School Womans classical division : 3rd place Lindsay Hawtof and 1st Place, Brynley Lammers
High School Mens; classical division: 1st place, Ben Strong
High School Men’s music Theater division, 1st place Ben Strong
Lots of success with Delaware All State auditions this year:
Senior Chorus: Brynley Lammers*, Sydney Kenton*, Lindsay Hawtof*, Brooke Chalfant*, Jake Kline,Joshua Taylor ,Riley Young, Emily Rossi, Sarah Rossi (*top 10)
Junior Chorus: Caroline Cooper,Marisa Ristano, Aja Keller*, Reese Thompson* (* top 10)
Selected for All Eastern~ Lindsay Hawtof
Selected for PA All State Regionals ~ Maddie Hamilton
Many students have been cast in shows this fall-(please let me know if I have missed anyone!)
Into the Woods (Friends)
Emily Rossi, Cinderella
Little Shop of Horrors(Avongrove)
Maddie Hamilton, Ronnette
Into the Woods (Padua)
Caroline Achenbach, Little Red Riding Hood
Sydney Kenton, Cinderella
Reece Wagner, Rapunsel
Ned Way, Steward
Les Mis (Newark Charter)
Ben Strong, Jean ValJean
Lindsay Hawtof, Cosette
Caroline Kelly, Fantine
Aja Keller, Eponine
Ashley Narvaez, Brooke Chalfant, Cece Pruitt, Riley Young, supporting roles
Big Fish (Sallies)
Julis Grumbine, Sandra
Caroline Achenbach, chorus
Amahl and the Night Visitors
Grant Bailey, The Page
SPELLING BEE (Cab Calloway)
Rona Lisa Peretti: Kyra McKillip (understudy: Katie Smith)
Vice Principal Douglas Panch: (understudy: Nolan Moss)
Chip Tolentino: (understudy: Michael Hemphill)
William Barfee: Jake Kline
Logainne SchwartzandGrubiniere: Becky Rusch
Marcy Park: Abagaile Ruger
Olive’s Dad: Michael Hemphill
Ensemble : Sebastian Roat
Studio Update, October 29, 2015
The beautiful colors of fall continue to flood in as we move from the warm weather to crisp fall evenings and continue our vocal studies!
A few things, first of all CONGRATS! to the students who participated in Fall National Association of Singing Competition at the University of Delaware a few weeks ago~
They were Ashley Graef, Ashley Narvaez, Nolan Moss, Ben Strong, Lindsay Hawtof, Sydney Kenton, Margaret Achenbach, and Brynley Lammers, and Brooke Chalfant
All the students had great comments from the judges!
The final results were :
2nd Place college freshman women, Lindsay Hawtof (Lindsay won the high school division last year, and had to compete against freshman in college)
2nd place high school men, Ben Strong
3rd place high school men, Nolan Moss
2nd place high school women, Brynley Lammers
3rd place high school women, Margaret Achenbach
This Saturday, Lindsay Hawtof, Ben Strong, Margaret Achenbach, Nolan Moss and Sydney Kenton will compete in the Music Teachers National Association voice competition.
Many thanks to our wonderful accompanist, Ms Lisa Papili for accompanying our singers!
We continue to work towards our recital at the end of January, as well as prepare those who are trying out for Delaware All State choir.
There are a few lessons that have moved to new permanent times, please see the website for updates~ marianjohnsonhealyvoicestudio.com, the password to the schedule and studio contacts; you need password , which is Sherlock.
Enjoy this beautiful day!
ANNOUNCEMENT: SEPTEMBER 2014
Congratulations to all of the studio students who have recently been cast in productions! Peter Pan at CAB, Amanda DeFlippis as Peter, Lyndie Moe and Angela Preziuso as Tiger Lily, Nolan Moss as John, Sarah Rossi as Wendy, Brandon Simeone as Michael, and as the lost boys, Jake Kline and Michael Hemphill.
Lillia Schmidt in Tatnall's " Legally Blond" as Kate.
In Wilm Drama Leagues "Big" Will Rotsch as young Josh , and Conner Carp as Young Billy
In Delaware Childrens Theater "Oliver " Conner Carp as Fagen, and Alyssa DiMaio in ensemble
Lyndie Moe as Wednesday in "Addams Family"
Katie Smith as Tracy in "Hairspray"
Angela Preziuso as "Amy "in Little Women at the Everett
4 singers prepare for MTNA competition on Oct 25~ Lindsay Hawtof, Brynley Lammers, Alecia Nippert and Nina Leski!
Studio Update October 2, 2014
Be on the lookout for Nats Competition Information coming soon. Waiting on decisions concerning dates and times. Currently they are looking at December 5 and 6th. Hold these dates.