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BELFAST SINGERS WANTED TO IMPRESS

Singers wanted to impress music industry judges at the Belfast Open Mic UK auditions, who have provided feedback for the 16-20 acts!

BELFAST SINGERS WANTED

Belfast singers 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 singers 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 singers wanted – Feedback for Open Mic UK 2014

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

Belfast singers 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.

Patricia Krys – Good image. The song choice didn’t suit your vocal, click here for the importance of song choice.

Louis Taylor – Good image. Bring your personality to the performance. Focus on using your chest voice rather than your head voice. At points your diction was poor, click here for tips on improving diction.

Cait Bird – Warmed into a nice folky tone. Moving a little during your performance will help to relax you, click here for tips on performing visually. A couple of toning issues.

Ashley Mark – Sadly your nerves effected your performance throughout, click here for building vocal confidence. Remember to use your chest voice not your head voice. 

Aimee McGoven –Good confidence. Lovely wispy voice. Great image. 

Nathan Hughes – Very confident upbeat song. Nice to see you writing your own songs. It was such a believable performance. Good image. The song was really catchy.

Lindsey Greene – Good image. The song choice wasn’t right, choice. Don’t let the nerves get to you, click here for building stage confidence.

Catherine Degan – Nice smiley face. The problem with your song choice is that it’s heard so often that it makes it difficult for you to stand out as an act, click here for the importance of song choice. Struggled slightly with the high notes, but it was early.

Emma Horan – Nice image. The song choice allowed you to show levels in your vocal. Feel free to be more expressive during your performance, click here for stage performance tips

Amy Keenin – Great image. Good confident performance. Nice tone. You’ve got great diction. I would presume you were from a musical background?

Belfast singers wanted – feedback continued

Nakita Muir – Good song choice, it made your performance nice and lively. You seemed really confident, good eye contact with your audience. Toning issues towards the high notes, try not to strain.

Julie Toal – Nice tone, bang on tune. It was a very musical type performance. Eye contact please! Click here for tips on performing visually.

Christina McCabe – Nice image for the song. Confident performance, loud and passionate!

Meredith Barnet – Very quiet and dreamy performance. Nice take on the song, click here for more advice on performing a creative cover.

Connor Bradley – Deep tone. Have more confidence in your performance, click here for building stage confidence. Lost your voice amongst the guitar a little. Eye contact please, click here for performing visually

Joseph Waters – Good confidence. You seemed to really enjoy it. Polished audition.

Liam Hendron – Nice deep tone. Make sure you open your eyes to make contact with the audience, click here for performing visually. The performance really became its own when it got to the louder bit. Song was a little dated, click here for the importance of song choice.

Scott McCauley – Nice original song with nice tone. Don’t push the vocal too much in the chorus. Look up at the audience more, engage with them.

Fintan Gormley – Liked the message in the song. Nice tone.

Chris Poland – Don’t get too lost in your performance; remember who you’re playing to. Make sure you engage with your audience through eye contact, click here for performing visually.

Rachel Reilly – Nice tone. Image looks good. Make more eye contact with your audience, click here for performing visually.

Shannon Tennyson – Folky tone, take off your hoody for your audition. Don’t be scared to move your arms, click here for performing visually. Good eye contact.

Joe Savage – Quirky image, nice big hair. Get some cellotape for your shoe! Lovely tone. 

Daniel Abraham – Try not to let your voice sound American. Would have been nice if the female vocalist in the song could join the performance. Nice visual performance.

James Hedley – Looks good. Nice voice and tone. Watch out for sloppy diction, click here for tips on improving diction.

Belfast singers 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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