Shane Treloar, Pittsburgh’s Prolific Performer

Shane Treloar Profile
Shane Treloar

Since beginning my quest to find some of the best talent in the world I am especially delighted when I find young talent that is just starting to blossom.  Over the past several years, this website has been privileged to introduce a number of youngsters who have gone on to be signed by managers and some have even scored excellent recording contracts. Today’s featured guest is no exception to this rule, and shows amazing showmanship that well exceeds his Eleven years of life!  Even though he is just starting out in his career he has already been billed as

“The Boy With the Golden Voice”

Shane Treloar is an Eleven year old multi-talented crooner, dancer, actor, and stage performer from Pittsburgh, who I’m told, sang almost as soon as he could talk!  His Mother shared that;

     “Shane is a bit of an “old soul” and is drawn to the melodies of past generations”. 

After all, how many young boys have Benny Goodman and Al Jolson on their i-Pod?  Shane sings all genres, loves Broadway tunes the best, and can belt out the National Anthem like nobody’s business.  At the age of 7, he made his stage debut singing Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” for his elementary school’s talent show.  His promising voice pulled the audience to him and their thunderous applause confirmed for Shane that the stage is his place and connecting to the audience through song is his calling.

shanetbutterflykissesSeeing a gift, veteran Broadway star of “42nd Street” fame, Karen Prunzik, invited Shane to study as a Triple Threat at her Broadway Dance Studio.  He is now in his third year learning the disciplines of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre, and Acting under the direction of Ms. Prunzik and another Broadway legend, Lenora Nemetz.  He gladly spends five days a week at the studio and thoroughly enjoys being the only boy in his class, as the young girls are quite pretty!  Of the disciplines, tap has become his fast favorite and he loves doing that on stage as much as he loves singing!  Gene Kelly hailed from Pittsburgh, and Shane hopes to follow in his dance steps.  The studio also introduced him to Etta Cox, a highly regarded vocalist and entertainer in Pittsburgh.  He has had the good fortune of developing his golden voice with her for the past year.

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Blackberry Jam Tremendous Twin Musical Treat

Blackberry Jam Interview
Meet Blackberry Jam "Adrian & Julian"

Many of the featured artists who appear on this site are brought to my attention by either my readers or supporters.  Today’s talented duo is no exception, as it was my good friend in radio, Bruce Owens from Good Morning Hudson Valley who recommended today’s artists.

After Bruce contacted me I realized that I was already subscribed to the boys YouTube Channel. It only took a short time to get in touch with their Mother, who shared the following information about her amazing twin sons and their uniqueness not only in birth, but in talent and personality.

Being Twins



Adrian Chirtea and Julian Woodrow are identical twins…mirror twins to be exact. While they are both legally “Woodrows”, Adrian has always used his Mother’s last name. Julian is the oldest by 10 minutes, and he’s always been a fraction of an inch taller, and a pound heavier. Julian is left-handed, and Adrian is right-handed.  But other than that, Adrian and Julian really enjoy being identical.

As babies, their first teeth came in just a day apart. They also share the same moles in exactly the same spots, on opposite sides. Unlike most siblings they rarely fight and (almost) always share. As best friends, they have more fun doing everything together than trying to kill each other!

Most people can’t tell them apart, and that’s just fine with them.

The Singing Started at Lunch Box Special

Adrian & Julian "Blackberry Jam"

Their elementary school held a show-and-tell at lunchtime, each day.  The twins signed up to sing “In the Jungle” in 4th grade.  Julian sang the wee-ba-wops, and Adrian sang the verses. Their friends and teachers loved it so much, that it became a weekly challenge to try and “out-do” the previous week’s performance. Each night at the dinner table, we’d think up a new hilarious song to learn and the twins would practice for the next week’s Lunchbox Special.  They performed “Little Surfer Girl”, “Eddie-Coochie-Catchie-Gammie”, “Minerva”, and thanks to a few well-timed video rentals, the twins also started adding “Mr. Bean” comedy routines into the mix.  The goal became to make everyone laugh.  Soon every song was littered with comedic dance moves and acting routines.

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