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BELFAST MUSICIANS WANTED TO IMPRESS

Musicians wanted to impress music industry judges at the Belfast Open Mic UK auditions, who have provided feedback for the Under 16 acts!

 Belfast Musicians Wanted

Belfast musicians wanted to impress: National singing competition Open Mic UK held auditions at Kings Hall, Balmoral this weekend in a search for the region’s best singers, singer-songwriters, rappers and vocalists. The Belfast musicians wanted to impress, as with a place in the Open Mic UK 2014 Regional Finals up for grabs, the acts that auditioned had a lot to play for!

The Belfast auditions were judged by music industry specialists who have provided music industry feedback for a selection of acts. The people the Belfast musicians wanted to impress were professional singer Angela Moreland, booking agent Martin McParland and producer for Future Music Dave Payne. 

Belfast musicians wanted – Feedback for Open Mic UK 2014

Check out the 16-20 Belfast audition feedback here, and check out the Belfast 21 and Over audition feedback here.

Belfast musicians wanted to impress: Find 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 Open Mic UK, and are published with a view to being beneficial to the performing acts. Please take the feedback on board with a view to helping in the future.

Kaja Lewandowska – Good confidence in this performance. You performed well throughout your audition. Avoid using your head voice.

Anna Brolly – Nice voice. You got even better once you’d reached the point of the song where you could project properly. For next time, work on performing as well as singing, as the performance was very static; click here for tips on performing visually.

Demi McCarey – Nice tone. Very nervous. You’ve got a nice voice and nice tone. Need to work on your diction as you’ve picked up a couple of bad habits, click here for ways to improve your diction.

Bobbi Ramsey – Great image. Make sure you open your eyes more when you’re performing. This really wasn’t the right song choice for you; click here for the importance of song choice.

Abby Gillan – Very nervous audition. Not sure you’re ready yet, but keep practising, build up that confidence and come back, click here for advice on building your vocal confidence. Your performance would have benefitted from projection, click here for tips on projection.

Erin Edwards – Nice tone, sounded like Ellie Goulding. Good confidence throughout your audition. It was nice to hear such a different song choice, and it worked well for your performance, good choice.

Amy Montgomery – Nice to hear you playing the guitar. Lovely voice with really deep tones. Try to give the audience more eye contact. You seemed really comfortable, enjoyed your performance. 

Leah Annette – Unfortunately your nerves affected your performance throughout making your voice crack slightly. Try to relax and make eye contact with your audience, click here for tips on building stage confidence.

Carla Downey – Not sure this was the right song choice for you, would have liked to hear something that allowed you to show your voice a little more, click here for the importance of song choice. Parts of your performance were affected by poor diction, click here for tips on improving your diction.

Sophie Beckett – Having the music in your eyes made you too quiet and withdrawn, once you’ve built up the confidence your performance will start to improve, click here for tips on building stage confidence. Work slightly on your image, click here for tips on image.

Belfast Musicians Wanted – feedback continued

Lauren O-Neill – You’ve work a nice image and the vocals were good. Next time, try to perform visually as well as singing, click here for tips on performing visually. This wasn’t the right song choice for you; click here for the importance of song choice.

Darcey and Jordan – Try not to fiddle when you’re singing as it distracts from your performance. Work on tuning when singing solo, together it was great. The song was dying for some harmonies! You need to work on looking as an act, click here for act image. Don’t forget to smile when you’re singing, look like you’re enjoying it!

Josephine Malone – Diction was a little poor on certain words throughout the audition, click here for tips on improving diction. Powerful voice, but not sure the song choice helped you to show this off, click here for the importance of song choice. Nice image.

Taylor McGookin – Nice image. The performance was good but make sure your make eye contact with your audience, click here for tips on performing visually. Not sure this was a strong song choice for you; click here for the importance of song choice.

Ellie Boyd – Great voice for an 8 year old. Try not to rush the song. Performing visually will help you to relax whilst you’re singing, click here for tips on performing visually.

Sarah Murray – Passionate performance. Nice tone. Performed well visually.

Dervla Martin – Good eye contact with your audience. Nice to see performance as well as singing. Nice country style voice.

Ryan Johnstone – Quite a nervy performance. Work on your breath control and your timing and your performance will naturally improve. 

Amy Meehan – Good confidence even before you started singing. You’ve got a good vocal range. Nice image. Powerful voice throughout the audition.

Clara Sharon – Favourite audition of the day so far! Nice tone and good confidence. Great eye contact with your audience. Good image. 

Belfast musicians wanted to impress at the Open Mic UK singing competition

All successful acts from the Belfast auditions for musicians and singers will be performing at the Open Mic UK 2014 Regional Finals at Kings Hall, Balmoral on Sunday 22nd November.

Come along to see the best unsigned talent in Belfast!

Don’t miss out showcasing your talent to music industry judges. You can enter Open Mic UK now!

Alternatively, if you’re a teenager or pre-teen, enter national singing competition for teens and pre-teens TeenStar now!

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