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MUSIC COMPETITION COMES TO SOUTHAMPTON

The Open Mic UK music competition came to the 1865, Southampton.

Music competition in Southampton played host to the Open Mic UK's music competition where singers and songwriters came from Southampton and its surrounding areas in an attempt to gain a place in the Open Mic UK Regional Finals!

More than a music competition, Open Mic UK looks to give feedback and advice to develop as an act please click here to read advice for aspiring singers.

Alternatively click here to apply to enter the Open Mic UK competition

Southampton Music Competition: See industry feedback below. Please be aware views expressed by judges are opinions and subjective to that particular judging panel. These views in no way reflect the views of the Open Mic UK competition, and are published with a view to being beneficial to the performing acts.

Under 16’s Southampton Music Competition

Reanna Nolan – Always have a fantastic crisp vocal. Look to connect with the emotion of the song click here for more on the importance of expression. Every time you perform, perform like you are on stage click here for the importance of performance. Perform as much as you can to improve your confidence. Remember you are connecting the audience to the emotion of the song so eye contact is extremely important click here for more on the importance of eye contact.

Ellie Hugridge – The key of the song seemed a little low; to show off the best of your vocal, try to sing songs that really suit your vocal range. Good commitment to the song and you showed good passion. Click here for more on the importance of song choice.

Eleanor Stonehouse - Look to work on your projection, as you were quiet click here for more on vocal projection. You also seemed very nervous, so try to relax before the audition, click here advice on how to calm nerves. To help build confidence, try to perform as much as you can, click here for the importance of open mic nights for practicing and performance miles. Every time you perform, perform like you are on stage click here for the importance of performance. Really look to drive through the hook of the song click here for more on dynamics for a performance.

Juliette Rivans - Look to connect with the emotion of the song click here for more on the importance of expression. Every time you perform, perform like you are on stage click here for the importance of performance. Consider working on your projection, click here for more on click here for more on projection. You were very nervous, click here fore more on how to calm nerves Perform as much as you can to improve your confidence.

Southampton Music Competition 16-20's feedback

Jordan Pearce - Song is catchy look to perform as much as much as you can to get those important stage miles, where you learn to work the dynamics of the song. Click here for tips on the dynamics for a performance. Also click here for more tips on song writing and writing that all important chorus. Really look to drive through the hook of the song click here for more on dynamics for a performance. Click here for the importance of open mic nights for practicing and performance miles.

Olivia Tompkins – Consider working on your projection, you were quiet click here for more on vocal projection. You seemed very nervous click here advice on how to calm nerves. Perform as much as you can to improve your confidence.

Larissa Kasinski - Good projection and delivery. Always have a fantastic crisp vocal. Look to connect with the emotion of the song click here for the importance of expression. Every time you perform, perform like you are on stage click here for the importance of performance. Need to look to try and be original be creative with the cover and start to write your own songs. Going forward start to consider making the songs original click here for more on performing a creative cover.

Samantha Sami - You seemed very nervous click here advice on how to calm nerves. Perform as much as you can to improve your confidence. Click here for the importance of open mic nights for practicing and performance miles. Song choice is also very important click here for more advice on selecting the right song for you. Don’t hold back really look to commit to the song, click here for more on vocal projection.

Over 21's Southampton Audition Feedback

Jason Street - Will come in time but try and relax you are a little stiff, click here for more on how to calm nerves. Perform as much as you can to improve your confidence. Click here for the importance of open mic nights for practicing and performance miles. Song choice is also very important click here for more advice on selecting the right song for you.

Maria D - Loved your tone but watch your tuning! Need to look to try and be original be creative with the cover and start to write your own songs. Going forward start to consider making the songs original click here for more on performing a creative cover.

Lynsay McCondall – Consider working on your projection, you were quiet click here for more on vocal projection. You seemed very nervous click here advice on how to calm nerves. Perform as much as you can to improve your confidence. Click here for the importance of open mic nights for practicing and performance miles. Song is catchy look to perform as much as much as you can to get those important stage miles which you learn to work the dynamics of the song. Really look to drive through the hook of the song.

Christa & Zoe – You both have nice tone although vocally look to really work on those harmonies so when you came together it’s a wall of sound, really practice those harmonies and singing together. Click here for more on performing as a duo  and also click here for more on the importance of harmonies.

Diana Priyadarshini - Will come in time but try and relax you are a little stiff, click here for more on how to calm nerves. Remember you are connecting the audience to the emotion of the song so eye contact is extremely important click here for more on the importance of eye contact. Look to use dynamics to really drive through the hook of the song click here for more advice on dynamics.

Daniel Blizzard – Need to practice a lot more so the lyrics and performance are second nature. Perform as much as you can to improve your confidence. Click here for the importance of open mic nights for practicing and performance miles.

Ricky Manning – Loved your tone but you were going out of key too often! Need to look to try and be original be creative with the cover and start to write your own songs. Going forward start to consider making the songs original click here for more on performing a creative cover. Remember you are connecting the audience to the emotion of the song so eye contact is extremely important click here for more on the importance of eye contact. Look to use dynamics to really drive through the hook of the song click here for more advice on dynamics.

Joy Ambrose – Look to work on your projection, you were way too quiet click here for more on vocal projection. You seemed very nervous click here advice on how to calm nerves. Perform as much as you can to improve your confidence. Click here for the importance of open mic nights for practicing and performance miles. Remember you are connecting the audience to the emotion of the song so eye contact is extremely important click here for more on importance of eye contact. Look to use dynamics to really drive through the hook of the song click here for more advice on dynamics.

Jake Bourke – Good song choice to do a nice jolly number which was a little different. Click here for more on selecting the right song for you. Good dynamics to drive through the performance too! Click here for more advice on dynamics.

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