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Feedback was provided for singers and songwriters at the Glasgow music auditions

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Glasgow Music Auditions: There was feedback given at the Glasgow music auditions this weekend at TouchBase in Glasgow. Singers and songwriters came from the surrounding area to gain a place in the Glasgow music auditions next round, the Glasgow Regional Final.

The judges giving feedback were:

  • Amanda Hutchinson, from Riverside Music Complex
  • Angela McCallum, a singer teacher from McCallum’s School of Music
  • Gordon Johnstone, from Glasswerks
  • George Cowle
  • Darran Barker, from DB Management

Glasgow Music 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.

Glasgow Music Auditions – Open Mic UK 2015

Jenna Maclean – Nice vocal control. Good power in the vocal, phrasing was spot on. Maintain eye contact throughout to create a connection, click here for stage performance tips. Strong tone on top areas of voice. Work on your expression, click here for singing with facial expressions

Alana Stirling – Nervous start but you got better. Have confidence in your voice, click here for building vocal confidence. You hit the high notes well. Good use of falsetto. Try and get some lesson to help with your breathing technique, click here for breathing exercises for singing. You need some practise hitting those high notes. Nice idea creating a mix of songs. 

Courtney Kirk – Nice image. Would benefit from vocal lessons to help develop your voice, click here for the importance of singing lessons. Nice version of the song. Beautiful tone – great song choice! Lovely to hear you- try to look at your audience – no need for nerves! 

Megan Frame – Well done! Great to hear vocals and guitar.  Just relax- you’re definitely talented. Fun, quirky and full of life. Loved this audition. Great image. Nice vocal range and tone. Keep working on your guitar playing so it doesn’t distract from your vocal, click here guitar playing tips. Good song choice for your voice. 

Glasgow Music Auditions – Feedback from Judges

Morgan Weir – Brilliant expression. Slightly pitching, but keep relaxed and it should help. Well done maintaining eye contact with audience. You projected confidence today. Would look at your image to match your vocal, click here for more on act image and synchronisation. Be careful of the phrasing in the faster vocals. 

Olivia Donnachie – Such confidence for a 10 year old. Well done. Lovely wee voice. You need to work on the tricky parts of the song. Can see good things for you in the future with more practise. Work on your breathing, click here for breathing exercises for singing. Good song choice.

Sara Cartwright – Could listen to your tone all day. Relax and enjoy! Anchor that top note a bit more and it would have been perfect. Well done hitting the chorus, you can project well. Maintaining eye contact with judges is fab. Beautiful vocals and control. Excellent control. Strong voice on top notes. 

Ceona Logan – Be more confident, make a connection with the judges through eye contact, click here for building stage confidence. Nice tone when singing full voice. Liked the song choice but not sure it’s the song choice for you, click here for the importance of song choice. Choosing a song you want to sing can help bring more expression to your performance. 

Abby McKinlay – Don’t wear you a dress you’re uncomfortable being in, click here for more on act image and synchronisation. Loved the emotion you bought to the performance. Your vibrato is stunning. Expression was really good and breath was controlled. Well done. Beautiful performance. You portrayed confidence yet vulnerability. 

Feedback for the Glasgow Music Auditions

Ruth Grand – Loved this. Your voice is quite unique and you can reach lower tones really well. Theatrical but it worked really well. Good use of frequency, moving voice round the piano. Strong voice, good dynamics on voice. Good choice of song. I will remember this audition. Magical tone and piano performance. Engage with your audience more to create a connection, click here for stage performance tips

Megan Hayes – Good emotion in your voice. Open your eyes and engage with your audience, click here more on stage performance tips. Never stop and apologise when you mess up, it just highlights the mistake, carry on and it’s likely no one will notice! Some lovely tones throughout!

Sid Davidson – Good strong voice and nice original song. Really cool rock voice. Play up to the indie  rock image, click here for more on act image and synchronisation. Loved your chorus! Good tone too. Just try to engage with us more, click here for stage performance tips

Aneshka Pelowska – Mid and lower range is stunning. Just soften your tops, more breath would help. Voice was really strong and controlled but could be less harsh. Make more of a performance, Click here for stage performance tips. Good passion and energy here.

Collette Connolly – Lovely, delicate tone. A couple of notes missed on guitar, but generally very good. Original song is really good,  but it’s very niche. Back your higher notes with more breath and you will project more, click here for more on how to achieve better vocal projection

GLASGOW MUSIC AUDITIONS

Singers successful through the Glasgow music auditions gained a place in Open Mic UK’s Glasgow Regional Final which will take place on Saturday 10th October at Carnegie Lecture Theatre, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA.

If you’d like to perform to capacity crowds and receive industry feedback then enter singing contest Open Mic UK for your opportunity!

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