Our Mentors

We are fortunate to have a talented and generous group of mentors who are themselves professionals in the music industry. Our mentors enjoy offering advice to young performers on how to develop their skills as singers, musicians, and entertainers.

John “Beetle” Bailey

    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 »

    Tim Louis

      As a jazz singer and pianist, Tim Louis offers something very special. His voice is his own and his talents appeal to those of us who crave warm retro feelings but want something fresh and new. Louis has been described as a triple-threat talent: singer,… Read MoreTim Louis »

      JP Sunga

        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

        Amy Rola

          Amy Rola is a former Wellesley idol winner and a graduate of the Eastwood integrated arts program. She’s been singing and playing piano since the early age of 2 and she began writing and composing her own songs at age 11. When Amy was 18… Read MoreAmy Rola »

          Allister Bradley

            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 »