Michelle Szulc is a 22-year-old singer/song-writer from Delta, BC. She is a classically trained pianist, receiving her grade 10 certificate in the Royal Conservatory of Music at the age of 17, and she recently finished a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology at Simon Fraser University.
A major part of Michelle's music career has been singing national anthems for several sporting and charity events. Michelle sings regularly for several teams in the BCHL and WLA, as well as for the WHL Vancouver Giants. She has further sung for the AHL Abbotsford Heat, BC Lions, and Vancouver Canucks. Michelle has been fortunate enough to receive several sponsorships from Victoria to sing for the WHL Victoria Royals, and WLA Victoria Shamrocks, as well as for Western Speedway. Other special events include the AAA High School Boys Basketball Provincials, Cops for Cancer, the PoCoMo Youth Services Society, and many more. Michelle is extremely honoured and excited to have been chosen as one of the official singers for the Vancouver Stealth!
Aside from anthems, Michelle has performed at several local bars, open mics, and talent shows/competitions, some of which include The Terminal Pub, Joe's Apartment, The Roxy, and more. She has further sung during intermissions at many BCHL and WLA games, including doing acoustic sets of originals and covers with an accompanying guitar player. She is currently in the process of recording her debut album.
Michelle further maintains active community involvement, especially through fundraising. In 2012, Michelle raised over $3500 for Cops for Cancer, over $2000 for the BC Children's Hospital Child Run since 2010, and has also volunteered and raised money for BC Cancer Research on several occasions.
Payton Rector is a 16 year old singer/songwriter from Surrey, British Columbia. She has been performing for audiences since the age of 6. Payton started singing anthems for local hockey and lacrosse teams when she was 7, including the Langley Chiefs (now Rivermen), Surrey Eagles, Vancouver Giants and Langley Thunder Lacrosse.
Payton has been playing the guitar and writing songs since the age of 12 and recently recorded two original tracks, one of which was released last summer and played on multiple radio stations across Canada. Over the years some of her most memorable performances have been Variety’s Got Talent, Merritt Mountainfest, 2010 Olympics, the 2012 BC Summer Games and opening for Brian McKnight at the Orpheum Theatre. This past summer Payton performed in Seattle at Seafair’s Fourth of July fireworks event, which draws thousands to Gasworks Park each year as well as Seattle’s Seafair for two shows which is the largest outdoor festival in all of the United States! Summer 2014 Payton has been accepted into an undergrad summer program at Berklee College of Music in Boston, and is hoping to become a full time student there when she graduates from high school in 2015.
Jada is a 13 year old Singer/Songwriter and Actor from Vancouver B.C. She is a grade 8 honor roll student at Eric Hamber Secondary. Jada has been in 6 musicals since 2009 and is currently rehearsing for the lead roles in 2 others. She has also acted in dozens of films, commercials and music videos. Jada studies acting at Shoreline Actors Academy and has taken vocal lessons with Mark Donnelly (Canucks Official Anthem Singer).
Jada started competing in Talent Shows in 2012. Since then she has competed in 19 competitions all over B.C. She is the current Champion of Ridge Meadows Got Talent and Runner up in Deep Cove idol, Tri-Cities Got Talent, Armstrong IPE and The International Village Talent Show. Her most exciting competition so far has been making it to the top 24 out of 650 in YTV's The Next Star 2013 and in 2012 she was a top 6 finalist in YTV`s The Virtual Next Star. Jada dreams of winning The Next Star 2014.
Jada just wants to sing for a big crowd whenever she can so anytime she is asked to entertain at a charity or fundraiser she jump for the chance. She has sang for event such as The Heart and Stroke Foundation, Feed Maple Ridge, Canuck Place and Breaking Barriers for Haiyan Relief. Also in the Summer time you can find her every weekend entertaining the crowds for hours at the International Summer Night Market.
Jada is currently working on some of her own original songs and hopes to release her own music soon!!!