John “Beetle” Bailey is the owner-operator of The Drive Shed Recording Studios. In April of 2007, John earned the “Recording Engineer Of The Year” Juno award, for “Rain” performed by Molly Johnson, and “The Sisters Of Mercy” performed by Serena Ryder. John received Juno nominations in… Read MoreJohn “Beetle” Bailey »
Toronto born and Waterloo based, JP Sunga has spent the past two decades crafting his own brand of pop-centric alternative-soul music. Previously recognized as one of Canada’s top independent artists, JP is currently spending time recording his long-awaited debut full-length album. www.jpsunga.com
Allister is a local musician, songwriter and studio owner, who has been a Wellesley Idol mentor since 2016. As a musical artist (www.allisterbradley.com), he has released three albums of original music, and has toured Canada performing for audiences large and small. As a songwriter and… Read MoreAllister Bradley »
Jonny Sauder is a local musician, multi instrumentalist and recording engineer/songwriter based in Wellesley, Ontario. Born in Mount Forest, he was a young, eager, natural music lover and musician from the day he was born. He moved to Wellesley with his family when he was… Read MoreJonny Sauder »
Marla Schultz is a former Wellesley Idol Contestant. Her passion for music comes from being raised in a musical family. She loves seeing other people excel at music, whatever their talent, and is excited to be a part of musical development within her community.
“I am a community volunteer that loves music. I am amazed at the talent within our community and feel strongly that musical programs within communities help our families grow. I am happy to be part of the Wellesley Idol team.”
The Wellesley Apple Butter and Cheese Festival has been our primary sponsor since the inception of Wellesley Idol, and they continue to provide not only the prizes for our three finalists, but also the stage on which we perform our final round. We are truly… Read MoreWellesley ABC Festival »