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2009 - 2012 Photo Gallery
 
February 2012 - Sawgrass Beach Club Valentine's Dinner, Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce returned to the beautiful Sawgrass Beach Club for a special evening of Valentine's romance.

 
February 2012 - Sweetwater "Night in the Mediterranean", Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce returned to the Sweetwater Community to present a Dinner Theatre experience through the Mediterranean. Joining the Bella Cast was good friend and incredible accordionist Dennis Hunsicker.

 
 
February 2012 - Retired Sisters of St. Joseph, St. Augustine, FL

Bella Voce Producer, Jim Goodell, and Music Director, Michael Dell, coordinated an entertainment with members of Our Lady Star of the Sea's Chancel Choir for the beautiful retired Sisters of St. Joseph.

 
 
February 2012 - Four Chaplains Memorial Service, Jacksonville Beach, FL

Bella Voce Producer, Jim Goodell, was honored to be invited to sing for this amazing memorial to four heroic Chaplains from WWII.

 
 
December 2011 - River Garden New Year's Party - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce returned to River Garden to entertain the beautiful residents. The Staff surpassed themselves in decorating this "Hurray to Hollywood" themed event. Our show included American Standards in Film, Disney and a Salute to Broadway Films.  We concluded with a New Year's Count Down and Sparkling Cider Toast.

 
 
December 2011 - Ocean Forest Caroling - Sea Island, GA

Bella Voce returned to provide Christmas Eve caroling for the members and staff of the Ocean Forest Golf Club on beautiful Sea Island.  Thank you Ann for always taking great care of the Cast and your continued confidence in Bella Voce.

 

December 2011 - Ritz-Carlton Caroling - Amelia Island, FL

Bella Voce returned to carol for the guests of the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island. We strolled throughout the resort, including a private dining room in the kitchen of Salt, their fine dining restaurant. One couple said that we made their Christmas; awesome!

 

December 2011 - Bernhardt Holiday Party - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce returned to entertain our longest supporting Client, the Bernhardts, for their annual home Christmas Party. This family will always hold a special place in our hearts. Thank you Regina.

 
 
December 2011 - St. Augustine Premium Outlets Caroling - St. Augustine, FL

Bella Voce returned to provide Victorian Caroling to the holiday shoppers.  Thank you Angie for including us in your holiday plans once again.

 
 
December 2011 - Golf Club of Amelia Island Christmas Event - Amelia Island, FL

Bella Voce provided caroling, piano and an interactive entertainment for the members of this wonderful club.  Thank you Gina for inviting us.

 
 
December 2011 - Players Community Senior Center Christmas Luncheon - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce returned to entertain the sweet seniors at this dynamic senior center.

 
 
December 2011 - Ponte Vedra Beach Rotary Club Christmas Breakfast - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce returned to provide Christmas caroling and piano favorites.

 
 
December 2011 - First Presbyterian Church Advent Luncheon Series - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce was invited as the grand finale to this luncheon series.  Vibrant church with an amazing history.

 

December 2011 - Childs Reed Law Firm Holiday Party - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce returned to entertain the amazing Partners, Employees and Family of the Childs Reed Law Firm at  Deerwood Country Club. After piano favorites during cocktails and dinner, we delivered an interactive show with sing-a-longs and group/duet and solo numbers ranging from secular to sacred music.

 

Afterwards, our client said: "Thank you Jim. All I heard today was how wonderful the party was!!  And the 12 days of Christmas was a WINNER!!! Looking forward to next year. - Sandie"

 

 
December 2011 - TPC Sawgrass Employee Christmas Luncheon - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce provided Victorian Caroling for this important recognition event.

 

November 2011 - One Ocean Resort & Spa - Gingerbread Sleigh Unveiling - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce provided an all lady caroling performance at this unveiling. Beautiful resort & spa right on the beach.

 

November 2011 - TPC Sawgrass Christmas Tree Lighting - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce returned to the beautiful TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse for their annual Christmas Tree Lighting. We provided Victorian Caroling and included the many children attending in a sing-a-long. Great way to ring in the Christmas Season.

 
 
October 2011 - RFAA Project Listen Youth Program - Hogan Spring Glen Elementary School - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce continues to support Riverside Fine Arts and their Project Listen Youth Outreach. We had a wonderful time working with the students on listening/observation skills and foreign language singing. At both shows, the students sang "America the Beautiful" to us!  One of the students also provided a "Bravo" (below)!

 
 
October 2011 - Vicar's Landing "Broadway Ensembles" Program - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce returned to Vicar's Landing to present a program of Broadway Ensembles. Great show and a dear, appreciative audience. The Activities Director emailed: "THANK YOU!! As always, you all put on a fabulous performance. You KNOW we'll have you back!!".

 

September 2011 - Ken Taylor Birthday Celebration - Jacksonville Beach, FL

Bella Voce entertained at Ken's special birthday celebration in their beautiful private residence. It was a real honor to return to the Taylor's after five years to celebrate another milestone.  Wonderful clients.  Thank you Sandra & Ken.

 
 
September 2011 - Golf Club of Amelia Island - "Opera & Opera Career Conversation" - Amelia Island, FL

Bella Voce Producer/Director, Jim Goodell, spoke with members of the Golf Club of Amelia Island's Research Club on Opera & Opera Careers. This intimate two-way conversation provided members with: Opera basics, What it takes to be an Opera Singer, and Opera Appreciation Tips. Thanks once again to Gina Taylor for inviting me to speak to the club.

 
 
September 2011 - Golf Club of Amelia Island - "Broadway Review" - Amelia Island, FL

Bella Voce returned to the Golf Club of Amelia Island to provide a Broadway Dinner Theatre Experience for an amazing, appreciative crowd. The club management decorated the room in beautiful golden musical notes and provided a stage and backdrop. We so appreciate Gina Taylor, our long time Club Contact, for inviting us to return.

 
 
September 2011 - Carriage Club - "A Few of My Favorite Things" Event - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce's Founder/Producer, Jim Goodell, was joined by Principal Accompanist, Michael Dell to entertain the sweet residents of Carriage Club. Jim & Michael presented a mixed program of Opera, Italian Favorites and Broadway Hits.  Wonderful response and fun to sing our favorites.

 
 
June 2011 - Cypress Village - "Sydney Opera House" Event - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce returned to Cypress Village to entertain the beautiful, gracious residents. The theme for the month was Australia. We put together an evening of Opera, Broadway and Neapolitan music combined with trivia about the Sydney Opera House. A number of residents had been to the opera house and shared memories. Great work by Cast Members: Erin Barnes and Greg Spiess.

 
 
June 2011 - Alliance Conference with the Palm Court Society Orchestra - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce's Jim Goodell joined good friends, Cliff & Glynda Newton, and the Palm Court Society Orchestra to entertain at the 2011 Alliance Conference. This event took place at the beautiful Tournament Players Championship Clubhouse. Music through the decades was the theme with songs ranging from Offenbach to Coldplay. Onstage talent was truly amazing.

 
 
May 2011 - Father Dan DePascale's 50th Anniversary Mass & Reception - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce's Jim Goodell and Michael Dell provided piano/vocals for the reception at this landmark event. Michael also supported the Mass prior to the reception with his amazing Organ playing. Father Dan is a dear friend and it was a privilege to honor him.

 
 
May 2011 - Songs at the Crossroads - Cabaret in support of Theatre Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce's Jim Goodell joined good friend and national cabaret artist, Sarah Boone, in her Cabaret: Songs at the Crossroads. Having performed to critical acclaim in both LA and NY, Sarah brought the show to Jax in support of Theatre Jacksonville. The performance was a sell out and the audience extremely appreciative.  Thank you Sarah!

 
 
May 2011 - Tyler's Hope for a Dystonia Cure Annual Gala - Gainesville, FL

Bella Voce was honored to support this important event based in the Touch Down Club at Ben Hill Griffen Stadium, University of Florida. Set as a 20's theme, the Cast dressed in character to welcome the guests. We then performed "Singing Waiters" prior to dinner. A huge thank you to Dan Hathcock of Unforgettable Events for inviting us to perform.  Dan is an amazing event planner and we hope to work with him often.

 
 
May 2011 - Easter Cantata at Our Lady Star of the Sea - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce Cast Members: Greg Spiess, Michael Dell, Erin & Matt Barnes, Pablo Pomales-Ojeda and Regina Torres supported members of the Music Ministry at Our Lady Star of the Sea in performing the Easter Cantata: "Praise the God of Resurrection" for an appreciative crowd.  Bella Voce Founder, Jim Goodell, and Managing Director, Chris Goodell, are Music Directors at Our Lady Star.

 
 
April 2011 - RFAA's "Taste of Talent" Multi-Media Fundraiser - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce was the featured entertainment at Riverside Fine Arts' "Taste of Talent" fundraiser. This event combines  visual art displays and food & drink while musicians perform simultaneously in three venues. As a former board member of this amazing fine arts organization, our producer, Jim Goodell, is committed to supporting the RFAA Mission. Eight Bella Cast Members performed a one hour show featuring: opera, Broadway, standards and Neapolitan songs.

 
 
April 2011 - Congregation Ahavath Chesed Evening Shabbat Service - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce Cast Members: Erin & Matt Barnes and Bella Managing Director, Chris Goodell, supported the Temple Chorale for a special Shabbat Service celebrating the Union Prayer Book.  Company friend, Jim Albert, also joined the chorale.

 
 
April 2011 - RFAA Project Listen - Holy Rosary Catholic School - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce continues to support Riverside Fine Arts' "Project Listen" program; providing custom programs to Youth and Seniors throughout our city. Thank you to Michael Dell & Michelle Nugent Munley for such sensitivity to the children.  The improve work was amazing.

 
 
March 2011 - Congregation Ahavath Chesed - Purim Night Fever - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce Cast Members: Michelle Nugent Munley, Erin Barnes and Matt Barnes joined Jim Goodell in supporting a production of "Purim Night Fever-the Disco Megillah" at the Congregation Ahavath Chesed. Jim is fortunate to be the Music Director at this Temple.  Thank you so much Cast for giving of your time to support this production.

 
 
March 2011 - Florida Times Union Article - River Garden and Bella Voce - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce was recognized in the Florida Times Union as a supporter of the Residents at River Garden.

 
 
March 2011 - RFAA Project Listen - Riverside Presbyterian Apartments Event - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce continues to support Riverside Fine Arts' "Project Listen" program; providing custom programs to Youth and Seniors throughout our city. Thank you to Michael Dell and Erin Barnes for a great performance for beautiful residents.

 
 
February 2011 - Sweetwater Community Italian-Themed Event - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce returned to Sweetwater to perform a custom-designed program celebrating the Italian Culture; from Neapolitan Songs to Opera to Italian Pop Standards.  What a generous audience.

 
 
 
February 2011 - Sawgrass Beach Club Valentine's Dinner - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce returned to entertain the members of Sawgrass Beach Club at this Valentine's-themed event. Amazing audience and super performances from the Cast.

 

 

January 2011 - Palmer Catholic Academy 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce Founder/Producer, Jim Goodell, returned to MC this fundraising event for the Academy. This is the third consecutive year MC-ing.

 

 

January 2011 - Riverside Fine Arts, Project Listen, Youth Education Program - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce took 250 students of J. Allen Axson Montessori School through several vocal appreciation exercises sponsored by the Riverside Fine Arts Association's Project Listen program.

 

January 2011 - Jewish Community Alliance, Upper Crust, Italian Night - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce performed an Italian Theme program for these long-time clients.  Thanks to Sandy Oasis for inviting us to return.

 
 
January 2011 - Cypress Village - Opera Night - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce partnered with Serafini Brillanti to delivered a terrific Soprano/Trumpet/Piano program for the amazing residents of Cypress Village.  Thank you to Cast Member, Rhonda Nus Tinnin, for this great program.

 
 
January 2011 - Carriage Club Opera Night - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce Founder/Producer, Jim Goodell, and Music Director, Michael Dell delivered a program entitled: The Life of an Opera Singer for the beautiful residents of Carriage Club. The program feature Opera favorites, a Mario Lanza & Ezio Pinza Tribute and a Trip Through Naples.  Thank you Dennis Del Rosario for bringing us in.

 
 
December 2010 - River Garden New Year's Celebration - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce was honored to perform a custom-designed show entitled "Phantom" for the sweet residents of River Garden. Vanessa Warner and her staff did an amazing job in decorating the space.  What a wonderful way to celebrate the New Year!

 

 

December 2010 - Ocean Forest Country Club Victorian Caroling - Sea Island, FL

Bella Voce returned to Ocean Forest to entertain the members. Thank you Ann for making this a Bella and Ocean Forest Tradition.

 
 
December 2010 - Ritz-Carlton Victorian Caroling - Amelia Island, FL

Bella Voce returned to the Ritz to provide Victorian Caroling to the appreciative guests and staff.  We performed throughout the Resort, including the VIP Room.

 
 
December 2010 - Bernhardt Christmas Event - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce returned with 10 Cast Members to entertain at the Bernhardt Home. This amazing family has been supporting Bella Voce since its inception and are dear, dear friends.  Thank you Regina!  We love you!!

 
 
December 2010 - Jack & Kay Bliss Christmas Party - Orange Park, FL

Bella Voce entertained at the beautiful home of one of our favorite clients - Jack & Kay Bliss. Victorian Caroling, Piano Features and a Solo Program celebrating Christmas.

 
 
December 2010 - Childs Reed Law Firm Holiday Party - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce delivered light piano music for the cocktail and dinner portions of this event held at Deerwood Country Club. We then performed a dessert Victorian Caroling and Solo Feature Christmas Show.

 

 
 
December 2010 - Players Community Senior Center Christmas Luncheon - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce entertained the beautiful seniors at this event. Record numbers were in attendance this year. What a wonderful audience. 

 
 
December 2010 - Ponte Vedra Beach Rotary Christmas Breakfast - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce produced and delivered the entertainment for this annual Rotary Event, including Carolers and Santa. 

 
 
December 2010 - St. Luke's Hospital Chapel Dedication - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce consulted and delivered the music for the Dedication Mass for the new St. Luke's Chapel in Jacksonville.  Thank you so much to Mary Pat & Dave Kulik who invited us to serve.

 

December 2010 - Sawgrass Women's Club 30th Anniversary Event - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce designed and delivered a Christmas Show for the 30th Anniversary of the Sawgrass Women's Club. Event included music of the season as well as sacred music concluding with the reading of "One Solitary Child" and the Halleluiah Chorus. Beautiful group.

 
 
December 2010 - St. Augustine Premium Outlet Caroling - St. Augustine, FL

Bella Voce caroled for the wonderful shoppers and their children across two weekends.  Weather was nice and the shoppers were very appreciative.

 
 
December 2010 - Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra "Messiah Flash Mob" Video - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce cast members joined singers from the Jacksonville Symphony Chorus, Jacksonville University Concert Choir and many local choral groups to produce a "Messiah Flash Mob" Youtube video at the Riverside Arts Market.  This video was in support of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and Arts Market.

 
 
December 2010 - Jacksonville Legatus Chapter Christmas Meeting - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce designed/delivered both the Mass music and the after-dinner program for the Jacksonville Legatus Chapter's Christmas Meeting. This is an amazing group of Catholic CEO's and a wonderful organizing/mission. Bella Voce Producer, Jim Goodell, and wife & Bella Executive Director, Chris Goodell, were honored to perform Italian Favorites for the Group Chaplin, Bishop Victor Galeone. In light of the Bishop's upcoming retirement, this was a special meeting and the Bishop's last December Meeting with the group.

 
 
November 2010 - TPC Sawgrass Christmas Tree Lighting - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce kicked off a busy Christmas Season with Victorian Caroling at the TPC Sawgrass Tree Lighting Event. The clubhouse was decorated beautifully and the many children really made the event. Local television featured our performance on the evening news.

 

 

November 2010 - RFAA's Project Listen Children's Series - Spring Park Elementary, Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce was honored to support Riverside Fine Arts Association and their Project Listen Program. We delivered a music appreciation & discovery experience for over 200 students at Spring Park Elementary School.  Beautiful program for beautiful children.

 
 
November 2010 - Vicar's Landing "Performance Series " Event, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce was invited to return to perform for the beautiful residents of Vicar's Landing for their "Performance Series". Such a fabulous audience and the Bella Cast was amazing. We were honored to be named the most popular group in the series.

 
 
October 2010 - Sweetwater "Music Through the 20th Century" Event, Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce created a cabaret experience featuring Broadway & American Song Book favorites from 1913-2008. Beautiful desserts were featured and the space was set as a nightclub.  Thank you to Woody Reaves and the Social Committee at Sweetwater.  We look forward to returning in the near future.

 
 
October 2010 - River Garden "Birthday" Recognition Event, Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce delivered a performance of Opera, Standards & Broadway favorites for the beautiful Residents and Staff of River Garden. We will be returning in December for a New Year's Eve Celebration!

 
 
October 2010 - "An Evening on Mulberry Street" at the Sawgrass Beach Club - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce provided a tailored entertainment package for the Sawgrass Beach Club's "An Evening on Mulberry Street" Little Italy event. From Rat Pack piano/vocals to strolling accordionist to a surprise "Singing Waiters" act, the evening was magical and very well received.

 
 
October 2010 - "Pirates of Penzance" Run with the Alhambra Theatre/Jacksonville Symphony - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce Cast Members: Jim Goodell, Randall Adkison and Regina Torres supported the Alhambra Theatre and the Jacksonville Symphony in a run of "The Pirates of Penzance" at Jacoby Hall in Jacksonville - 10/1 thru 10/3.

 

August 2010 - ARTunleashed Fundraiser - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce provided Emcee services and vocal/piano music for ARTunleashed. This fundraiser for First Coast No More Homeless Pets was set at the River Club on the 34th/35th floors of the Modis Building in downtown Jacksonville. Wonderful organization providing spay/neuter services to many organizations in the North Florida area.  This event raised over $45,000.

 

 

Congregation Ahavath Chesed Farewell to Cantor Margaret Bruner - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce designed and performed a program featuring all Jewish Composers and Recording Artists in the genres of Broadway, Pop and Standards. Cantor Margaret Bruner was honored at this event and sang beautifully including a surprise group number with her Temple Chorale. Many thanks to Rae Masin for producing this event.

May 2010 - Military Appreciation Event at Jacksonville Golf & Country Club - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce Creator/Producer, Jim Goodell, performed our National Anthem at a Jax Golf Military Appreciation Event. Such a terrific cause and the fly-over was amazing.

 

 

May 2010 - St. Augustine Community Chorus - Carmina Burana - St. Augustine, FL

Bella Voce Creator/Producer, Jim Goodell, performed the Baritone Solos with the St. Augustine Community Chorus for their season finale "Carmina Burana". Wonderful experience providing the opportunity to showcase both Jim's voice and acting abilities.

 

April 2010 - RFAA Taste of Talent - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce joined an amazing assembly of the finest musicians in Northeast Florida at the 2nd Annual Taste of Talent. This fundraiser was in support of the Riverside Fine Arts Association. Concurrent performances from 7 to 11 p.m. throughout the Church of the Good Shepherd were complemented by wonderful food and drink. A fantastic organization and very fun to perform for fellow musicians.

 

April 2010 - Miss Nease Pageant Judging - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce Founder/Producer, Jim Goodell, was invited by Laura Adkison to serve as a Judge for the Miss Nease Pageant this year. Had a great time and got an amazing appreciation for the work ethic of High School Students at Nease. Thank you "Mrs. Adkison".

April 2010 - Vicar's Landing Music Society Event - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce was invited by our good friend, Dr. Gerson Yessin, to perform for the residents of Vicar's Landing as part of their Music Society Series. We created a special program entitled: “Music We Love to Sing”.  It is not often that professional singers are afforded the opportunity to sing a program of their favorites. In the program, we take the audience through a series of Opera/International Cross-over/Broadway and Standard songs with each of the cast sharing connections with the music.

 
April 2010 - 1st Annual Spring Concert for San Juan Del Rio Catholic Church - St. Johns, FL

Bella Voce Founder/Producer, Jim Goodell served as Master of Ceremonies and a featured soloist for this important fundraising event. Bella Voce Music Director/Principal Accompanist, Michael Dell brought his new chorale, the Heritage Singers of Jacksonville, and they were the featured choral group. Many thanks to fellow musician and impresario, Roger Ridente, for organizing this event.

April 2010 - HEROES 8th Annual Wind Beneath My Wings Fundraiser - Jacksonville Beach, FL

Bella Voce was called in by Destination Planning to provide entertainment for a terrific Non-Profit Organization who specializes in scholarships for at-risk youth. The event was held at the Casa Marina Restaurant in Jax Beach. Dressed as the wait staff, we blended by serving appetizers, topping water, and the like until it was time to burst into song.  The crowd was very welcoming and we had a great time.  We also provided our sound system/engineer for the auction and closing presentation.  Fun event, great organization.

 
March 2010 - JCA Upper Crust "A Night with Bella Voce Cabaret" - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce designed an intimate evening with the Cast singing a "Few of Our Favorite Things". Each of us shared our connection to the music which ranged from Broadway to Opera selections. Director of the Senior Program at the Jacksonville Jewish Community Alliance (JCA), Sandy Oasis, is a dear friend and she hosted an amazing event. We love this group and are always eager to entertain at their events.

 

 

March 2010 - "A Night in New York" Private Event - St. Augustine, FL

Bella Voce entertained for a "Night in New York" theme program at a beautiful private home in St. Augustine. Three Moms organized this event as a result of a Bella Voce Gift Certificate donated at the Angel Ball; a fundraiser for Palmer Catholic Academy in Ponte Vedra Beach. We provided light vocal standards for the cocktail hour and then a Broadway Review which included a Trivia Contest with winners receiving Bella CDs.  The Moms decorated the home with New York photos and signs. They also created a menu of New York favorites with the evening ending with hotdogs for the "train ride home"...very fun!

March 2010 - "A Celebration with Friends" Private Event - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce worked closely with a lovely couple to design and execute a celebration of their 40th Anniversary and a big Birthday. The venue was the Epping Forest Yacht Club located on the banks for the St. Johns River. Epping Forest was originally the luxurious riverfront Mansion, built in the late 1920's, of industrialist Alfred I. duPont and his wife, Jessie Ball duPont. Here is what our client said about the "Bella Experience":

"Jim,Cynthia and I want to tell Rhonda, Pablo, Randall, Michael, and you what a wonderful musical evening you provided for us, our friends, and family. It could not have been surpassed. We could not have asked for a more delightful evening. It has been a real pleasure working with Bella Voce! All best to Rhonda, Pablo, Randall, Michael, and you, Walter."

 

February 2010 - Our Lady Star Priest Appreciation Dinner - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce custom designed and executed the Entertainment Program at Our Lady Star of the Sea's "Priest Appreciation Dinner". The program included piano/vocals, a dinner show, a Game Show segment, Through the Years photo segment and concluded with a special song composed by the group. Bella Voce Producer/Director, Jim Goodell, was the Master of Ceremonies for this event.

 

 

February 2010 - St. Johns Dinner Club Cabaret with Sarah Boone - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce Producer, Jim Goodell, was spotlighted on a Cabaret Performance headlined by Actress, Sarah Boone, for the St. Johns Dinner Club.

 

February 2010 - Sawgrass Beach Club Valentine's Candlelight - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce designed a layered entertainment for the members of the Sawgrass Beach Club, starting with light piano to piano/American Standard Vocals to a Valentine's Show in the genres of Broadway, International Cross-Over/Neapolitan to Opera.

 

 

February 2010 - Ponte Vedra Beach Rotary Gala - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce designed and executed the entertainment for this annual fundraiser for the PVB Rotary. We used a layer & build technique for the evening whose theme was "A Night in New York": Dueling Pianos for the arrival area and cocktail hour, Jazz Piano Vocals for dinner, a full, interactive Broadway Review concluded by the musical styling of Lee Osborn who performed a Michael Buble set and DJ'ed dance music into the "wee" hours.

 

Event Chair and PVB Rotary President Elect, MJ DeNardo, commented: "I just wanted to tell you again how amazing you and Bella Voce were Saturday night!  Every single compliment I have received on the Gala has included a special mention of how wonderful you were. For the first time ever at a Gala, people were sitting and watching the performance with such interest - it really was neat to see. From our beginning discussion at Starbucks about the theme, to the evening of the event, you were just great! You made sure everything was perfect.
Thanks again my friend -
 MJ"

 

February 2010 - Waste Not, Want Not - "Voices Against Hunger" Event - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce donated their performance for this first ever fundraiser.  Waste Not, Want Not is an amazing organization who coordinates the collection and distribution of food to the needy. wastenotflorida.com

 
 
 
January 2010 - Palmer Catholic Academy 5K Event - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Jim Goodell returned to MC this wonderful fundraising event.

 

January 2010 - Sisters of St. Joseph - St. Augustine, FL

Bella Voce Producer/Director, Jim Goodell, and Principal Accompanist, Michael Dell returned with a wonderful group from Our Lady Star of the Sea (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL) to entertain the retired Sisters of St. Joseph. This is the third year we have been invited and is so rewarding.

 
 
December 2009 - Ocean Forest Golf Club - Sea Island, GA

Bella Voce was invited back, once again, to entertain the members of the Ocean Forest Golf Club on Christmas Eve. This marks our third year at this beautiful venue. Thank you Ann.

 

December 2009 - Bernhardt Holiday Party - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce had such a nice time, once again, at the Bernhardt Holiday Party.  This family is amazing and their love for each other, friends and the holidays is so special.  Thank you Regina.

 
 
December 2009 - PVB Rotary Christmas Party - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce returned to perform Christmas favorites for the Rotarians and their families.  Jim Goodell of Bella Voce produced and directed this event.

 
 
December 2009 - PVB Players Senior Center Christmas Party - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Bella Voce returned to entertain the most amazing group of seniors.  What a dear group.

 

December 2009 - St. Augustine Community Chorus Christmas Concerts - St. Augustine, FL

Jim Goodell of Bella Voce performed the Messiah Bass Recitatives/Arias for St. Augustine Community Chorus' Christmas Concert Series.  The Cathedral Basilica in St. Augustine was an amazing space to perform in and Kathy Vandeberg (Director) and the Chorus were amazing.

 
 
December 2009 - St. Augustine Premium Outlets Caroling - St. Augustine, FL

Bella Voce returned to the St. Augustine Premium Outlets to carol for the holiday shoppers.  It was so great to put smiles on exhausted faces.  Kids were awesome.

 
 
December 2009 - Riverside Rotary Christmas Party - Florida Yacht Club - Jacksonville Beach, FL

Bella Voce returned to entertain for the Riverside Rotary Club's Christmas Party at the Florida Yacht Club.  Program included both Broadway and Holiday favorites with special selections for the kids.

 

November 2009 - EMMA - Die Fledermaus - St. Augsutine, FL

Jim Goodell performed with the Jacksonville Lyric Opera in their production of "Die Fledermaus" for the EMMA Concert Series.

Thomas Pandolfi

 

November 2009 - BEAM/PGA Tour Thanksgiving Event for Pablo Hamlet - Jacksonville Beach, FL

Bella Voce was privileged to provide entertainment for the residents of Pablo Hamlet in Jacksonville Beach. This event was sponsored by the Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry (BEAM) and the PGA Tour. The residents were treated to breakfast and then wonderful foods for their Thanksgiving. Thank you to our good friend, Vivian Southwell, Executive Director of BEAM for inviting us.

 
 
September 2009 - Music of Hope Concert - Jacksonville, FL

Jim Goodell had the opportunity to be a featured performed at the Music of Hope concert on September 25, 2009 in benefit of Family Promise of Jacksonville.  This organization supports homeless families and their journey to self-sufficiency.  Great to work with Ken Amaro of First Coast News.

 
 
August 2009 - Ahavath Chesed Temple - Rae Masin Event - Jacksonville, FL
Bella Voce entertained a wonderful crowd at the Ahavath Chesed Temple.  Rae Masin of the congregation invited us and hosted the event.
 
 
June 2009 - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church Cover Dish - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Jim Goodell produced & directed a "Three Baritone's" Concert for the parish of OLSS which included Father Glenn Charest (wonderful Parish Priest with a really nice voice), Joel DeCandio (amazing talent now going to Catholic University for Musical Theatre) and yours truly.  It was a really neat teambuilding event for the parish.  Thanks to Bob Grano for coordinating.

 

 

June 2009 - Wolfson Children's Hospital Fundraiser - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Jim Goodell lent his talents to a beautiful event designed to raise awareness and funds for Wolfson Children's Hospital.  Tenor, Roger Geronimo, produced this event.  Pianist, Reginald Hache, joined the ensemble.  Reginald was the accompanist to Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops.

 
 
May 2009 - St. Augustine Community Chorus - Brahms' German Requiem - St. Augustine, FL

Jim Goodell of Bella Voce was the Baritone Soloist for this concert.  Wonderful experience and wonderful group.

 

April 2009 - Riverside Fine Arts Association/Friday Musicale - Coffee Cantata - Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce cast members: Jim Goodell, Rhonda Nus Tinnin and Pablo Pomales-Ojeda, performed Bach's "Coffee Cantata" on two dates; one for the public and a second for over one hundred students.  Jim staged & directed these shows which were sponsored by Friday Musicale and Riverside Fine Arts.

 

April 2009 - EMMA Event - Annual Meeting / Season Closing Concert in St. Augustine, FL

Bella Voce created and delivered a custom program entitled: Moments for EMMA's Season Closing Concert.  The audience was wonderful and the standing ovation greatly appreciated by the cast.

 
 
February 2009 - Theatre Jacksonville "Happily Red" Fundraiser - Jacksonville, FL

Jim Goodell and Carole Banks performed in a concert version of "Hello Dolly" for the "Happily Red" Fundraiser for the countries oldest continuously running Community Theatre.  It was really fun to perform with a great cast which included Broadway Veterans, Pam Meyers and Harvey Evans.  Bella Voce also provided a singing waiter cabaret experience at the pre-party.

 

February 2009 - Red Rose Ball Event - Marriott Southpoint in Jacksonville, FL

Bella Voce delivered a surprise "singing waiters" entertainment for the guests at the Red Rose Ball. This annual fundraiser is a corner stone event for St. Vincent's Hospital in Jacksonville.  Our troop surprised the guests with Neapolitan, Broadway and Latin Pop favorites.

 
 
January 2009 - Palmer Catholic Academy 5K Run - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Jim Goodell was honored to serve as the announcer for the Palmer 5K. This event raised monies for the school.

 

January 2009 - Sisters of St. Joseph - St. Augustine, FL

Jim Goodell, Michael Dell and Choir Members from Our Lady Star of the Sea (Marie Pangborn and Ron & Karen Pabian) performed for the Sisters of St. Joseph in St. Augustine.  This amazing group of mostly retired sisters deserves so much for their lives of service.  Awesome opportunity.