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EXETER SINGING AUDITIONS

Music industry judge feedback for the 21 and Over category from Open Mic UK’s 2014 Exeter singing auditions which took place at The Exeter Corn Exchange

  Exeter Singing Auditions

Exeter singing auditions: National singing competition Open Mic UK held Exeter singing auditions at The Exeter Corn Exchange this weekend in a search for the region’s best singers, singer-songwriters, rappers and vocalists. 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 Exeter auditions were judged by music industry specialists who have provided music industry feedback for a selection of acts. The people the Exeter musicians wanted to impress were vocal coach Chris Gulley, singer teacher Christopher Harknett, Anthony Lock from One Umbrella Music   and Head of Future Music, Chris Grayston.  

Exeter singing auditions – Feedback for Open Mic UK 2014

Check out the Under 16 Exeter audition feedback here, and check out the Exeter 16-20 audition feedback here.

Exeter singing auditions: 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.

Charlie Rowe – Nice backing track. Never stop, always keep performing otherwise it simply highlights the errors.

Sarah Cornish – Big song but you did it justice. Going forward, try to make the song your own, click here for tips on making the song your own.

Samantha Hart – A good vocal coach will help with diction, projection and tone to be even better, click here for the benefits of singing lessons. 

Sam Wilks – Lovely sentiment to the song. Use your expression and eyes to help connect with the song, click here for tips on performing visually.

Charlotte Dollar – Vocally good but song choice is really important. Don’t pick a popular song otherwise it’s going to be different to be original and stand out, click here for the importance of song choice.

Steph Clark – Nice tone to your vocal but look to work on your projection and dynamics to be even better, click here for tips on improving your diction and click here for advice on dynamics.

Hollie Cole – Good song choice, try and be creative with it and make it your own, click here for tips on making the song your own.

Amerie Rose – Difficult to relate to the lyrics even through nicely sung. Vocally you have a nice tone but work on the projection, click here for tips on improving your diction.

Shelley Snowdon – Good control. Lovely low tone. You need to work on being more engaging with your audience, click here for tips on performing visually.

Laura Gillies – Eye contact can really help you engage with your audience, click here for tips on performing visually. Dynamics will help give the performance more life, click here for advice on dynamics.

Jaime Leigh – Nice sound and projection, work the dynamics better to emphasis the chorus, click here for advice on dynamics.

Paul Burnell – Clear diction and good projection. Remember to engage with your audience, need to look up more, click here for tips on performing visually. Guitar work could be developed for this song to help dynamics.

H Boss – Performance was excellent and your made the song your own.

Lorin Forster – Song choice is so important but you did it your own, click here for more tips on performing a creative cover. Pick a different song as you struggled to hit the high notes, click here for the importance of song choice.

Sara Perez – Nice tone but work on your projection, you are very quiet, click here for tips on improving projection.

Carol Jones – A very nervy performance, more performance will help you build confidence; click here for information on open mic nights. 

Anne-Marie Davies – Vocally good but such an overdone cover. Select a less popular song, click here for the importance of song choice.

Bryony Purdue – You settled down more to the backing track after putting yourself under a lot of pressure with timing prior to it kicking in.

Atlanta – Good expression and connection to the music. Don’t be late next time so you have time to warm up your vocals properly, click here for tips on warming up your vocal. 

Exeter singing auditions – Enter now!

All successful acts from the Exeter singing auditions will be performing at the Open Mic UK 2014 Regional Finals at the Exeter Corn Exchange on Sunday 2nd November.

Come along to see the best unsigned talent in Exeter!

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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