Happy New Year from Rivenmaster (2012)

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2011 has been a banner year for Rivenmaster’s Place.  We were afforded some extraordinary interviews and introduced some of the best young talent in the world, some for the very first time. In addition you, our subscribers and readers, have catapulted this site to record breaking monthly numbers.

While we are still a long way to our goal for daily readers, we are very happy to announce that we are now enjoying over Ten Thousand visitors and readers a month.

Please know how very much we appreciate all of our wonderful subscribers and readers

I would like to wish a Happy New Year to all the wonderful young talented musicians, actors, dancers, vocalists, and stage performers who have graced this site by way of feature articles or movie reviews these past three years.

Here’s wishing you the very best of success in 2012!

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Loïc Van Hoydonck Switzerland’s Singing Star

Loic Van Hoydonck
Loic Van Hoydonck

In April of this year, my good friend Tommy from Stars2Come.com introduced me to Loïc Van Hoydonck. Loïc, 13yrs old, lives in Champéry in the Swiss Alps. He is of both Belgium and English decent, so he consequently speaks English and French on a daily basis. In addition, Loic studied German in school making him trilingual.  Loïc, like many youngsters who are singing eloquently by their teens, started singing very early.  In fact his mother disclosed to me that he showed a talent as a baby exercising his lungs with a cry that almost sounded as if he were singing!

Loic On PianoHe began piano lessons at just 6yrs old and at 9yrs he asked if he could have a guitar. While his parents hesitated for a while, due to his already busy schedule between music and sports, they finally agreed and Loïc received his first guitar as a 2007 Christmas present. It was when he started guitar lessons that they really started to observe his outstanding ability of both playing and singing. Continue reading “Loïc Van Hoydonck Switzerland’s Singing Star”