Patrick & Paula Twomey
Pat & Paula Twomey directors at Teenstars Ireland
both with over 30 years in the entertainment industry between them have developed Teenstars into Irelands fastest growing singing contest for pre - teens and teens to find Irelands finest young talent , their ability to spot that spark , that light that shines within every child and brings it to the forefront on stage is second to none, Teenstars is a singing contest like no other . parents that have sent us their children will bear witness to this as we provide a journey of confidence building, stage and vocal training, friendship and social skills and most of all fun.
we treat every teenstar as an equal NO child is given special treatment over another regardless of singing ability. everyone starts with an even playing field in our eyes they are all stars "TEENSTARS"
Kelly Hannon our first Teenstar champion now joins us in the judge's hot seat as head of our junior panel, Kelly is also our chief voice coach at teenstars and oversees warm-ups and breathing exercises for our young talented teens. Kelly has also appeared on the voice of Ireland getting to the battle stages of the contest she is also the national singing championships champion as well as finalizing her masters in bimm college for a vocal Bachelor's Degree in Commercial Modern Music .
Amy is invaluable to our Teenstars team she is our warm up vocal coach at all shows , she has such a calming influence with all our Teenstars , she is also part of our vocal training team and works closely with Kelly on our senior and Junior team contestants , Amy can be found regularly singing in venues nationwide with her band The Aces. Amy also studied at the bimm college for a vocal Bachelor's Degree in Commercial Modern Music .
The Twomey Family
Teenstars is a family run show run by the Twomey family from Clane Co.Kildare consisting of Director of T.N.T Promotions Ltd Mr. Pat Twomey, his wife Mrs. Paula Twomey chief judge and stage coach, Ava Twomey administration, and social media operations, Regan Twomey administration and finances and Ella J Twomey rig runner.
Carmela Hannon, All-Ireland finals stage manager.
Carmela oversee's our all Ireland finals each year and is part of our very big Teenstars family, she looks after our finalists each year and is a comforting voice to all involved, this fun loving lady is the main cog in our Teenstars wheel and it simply wouldn't be a grand final without her there x.
Kim rose to prominence in 2013, when she appeared in that years series of The Voice. Well and truly capturing the hearts of the public Kim made it all the way to the semi finals. Following the show, Kim went on to release her first single titled ''Warrior'' which made it to no.1 in the R’n’B iTunes Charts that year. She subsequently released her debut EP ''Better" reached the top 10 in the Irish album charts.
Unbeknownst to Kim, while was competing in The Voice, she caught the attention of Paddy Casey, who loved her voice, and reached out to her to record a duet with him. The result was the track ‘Out Of Control’, which hit the Top 3 in the Irish Charts, and saw Kim and Paddy embark on a radio tour of the country, promoting the track.
A tireless working musician, Kim is constantly busy gigging at different events up and down the country.
In 2017 Kim released her debut album 'The Other Woman' which also reached the top 10 of the album charts, her duet titled 'Trouble' from the album featuring Teenstars finalist Ben Cully has had a lot of radio play up and down the country. We are excited to see what is next for Kim in 2019.
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Gus Crawford Collins
Gus is a Composer/Producer/Drummer and CEO/Creative Director of “CRAWFORD • COLLINS”.
Tutored by Bob Geldof’s drummer, Gus excelled as a percussionist from and early age, heading the percussion section of an internationally renowned school orchestra. Gus went on to perform regularly as both a session and live drummer.
Having run his own commercial recording facility for a number of years Gus decided to turn his attention from producing & composing for bands/artists to composing and producing bespoke music for Advertising & TV.
Forming the company under the name “Crawford Collins” he initially presented himself as a solo composer but has since developed the company into an agency providing some of the UK’s top composers and musicians. Gus’ clients include; Amazon, Amcal, Octopus Energy, Jaguar, Rolls Royce, Nike, Bacardi, BBC, National Geographic, Casino Dot Com, TNT.
Gus has now teamed with London’s leading Post Production studios, Hackenbacker. To offer an all inclusive service of Bespoke Composition / VO /Dubbing / Surround Sound Mixing / FX Library + Editing / Mastering service.