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Talented singers and songwriters impressed industry judges this weekend at the Bournemouth singing auditions

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Bournemouth Singing Auditions: Absolute Music, played host to Open Mic UK's Bournemouth singing auditions last weekend, where singers and songwriters came from Bournemouth and its surrounding areas in an attempt to gain a place in the Open Mic UK Regional Final showcases! 

Music industry judges are at every stage of the music competition from the auditions to the Grand Final, including judges that work for the three major record labels (Universal, Warner and Sony) in attendance at last year’s competition, as well as national radio DJs, regional press and BBC Introducing, with judges getting more prestigious as the competition progresses.

Bournemouth Auditions: 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.

Bournemouth Singing Auditions - Singing Feedback

Fleur Lindsay – Strong vocal and good to be accompanied on the electric guitar to give a live feel. As performers- try and reach out to each other so it feels like a performance you are doing together. Look to perform as much as you can Fleur and in particular look to reach out with your eyes to connect us more with the emotion in the song click here for more on singing with facial expressions.

Hallie Sells – Nice song and lots of potential, try and practice a little more so you can focus more on the performance rather than insuring you are hitting the right notes. A good article to read is performing with the keyboards, click here for performing with music keyboards.   

Tommy Guy – You have super tone and give a good first impression. Great that you are performing your own songs, that will serve you well. Write as much as you can and perform as much as you can, click here for more on tips for writing that killer song chorus. Whilst performing never stop or pause just bluff your way through especially with an original song that we aren’t familiar with. Try and engage more with your audience in particular use your eyes to reach out and communicate the emotion within the song, click here for tips on eye contact.

Amber Walker – Look to perform more, the fact you want to hold the phone whilst performing suggests you aren’t prepared to perform. Use all the tools at your disposal, use your hands, body and eyes to communicate the emotion in the song click here for more on singing with facial expressions. Also look to click here for more on stage presence and committing more to the performance.

Ryan Foster – Try and relax and just flow. Maybe look to get out and perform as much as you can so you can begin to relax and go with the groove; click here for the benefits of Open Mic nights for singers. Performance wise, look to change around the dynamics so it doessn’t feel as repetitive, click here for more tips on vocal dynamics.

Grace Taylor – You have a strong vocal, consider bringing yourself out as an individual in your music, click here for more on performing a creative cover. Use your eyes to connect with your audience, click here for more on the importance of eye contact as a singer. Also remember to focus on the notes sometimes, some felt lazy and you are not committing to all of them with the same intensity they require.

Jay Burleigh – Love the loop pedal set up although you didn’t get to use it, click here for performing with a loop pedal. The lego loop station is great for creating part of your brand and image, click here for more the importance of a  singers image. Song and performance wise; look to change the dynamics even more to keep the interest going throughout, click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Joshua Heeley – You need to try and find your own voice as an individual; consider writing your own songs - click here for more for tips on songwriting and performing a creative cover. Look to perform more to develop your stage craft, click here for more importance of Open Mic nights for singers.

Sara Harris – Song choice and being yourself is key, click here for the importance of song choices and performing a creative cover. You have a nice tone but look to develop your projection to be even better; look to work with a singing teacher to improve and push your vocals.  

BOURNEMOUTH SINGING AUDITIONS

Successful singers and songwriters at the Bournemouth singing auditions gained a place in the next stage of the competition at the Bournemouth Regional Final which will be held on Sunday 29th October at The 1865, Brunswick Square, Southampton, SO14 3AR.

If you’re a singer or songwriter looking to gain more performance experience and win industry prizes then why not enter enter singing contest Open Mic UK.

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