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Singers and songwriters came to impress at a show for Liverpool music opportunities at The Liner Hotel

LIVERPOOL MUSIC OPPORTUNITIES

Liverpool Music Opportunities: Open Mic UK gave budding singers Liverpool music opportunities at the weekend. The singers and songwriters came to perform in front of industry judges in the hopes of getting through the Liverpool music opportunities and onto the next round of the competition. 

The judging panel at the Liverpool music opportunities were;

  • Darran Barker - Head Judge from DB Management 
  • James Williams - Midlands Academy of Musical Theatre
  • Chloe Rose - Singer Songwriter
  • Craig Patterson - Artist Controlled Radio

Liverpool Music Opportunities: 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.

Under 16's Feeback - Liverpool Music Opportunities

April Lee - Really liked how dynamic your performance was, you have a great image! You have excellence stage presence and lovely tones and colour to your vocals, try and work on the power notes!

Michael Aldog - Star in the making, very confident! Nice voice and tone, you have good individuality and the original song you performed was great! 

Gemma- You need to try and relax on stage, we could feel your nerves while you’re performing, click here for some tips on dealing with nerves. You have great vocal control and a lovely tone to your voice. 

Girl Talk- Brilliant performance, well executed! Great image, it was easier to watch when you dressed your age, good advice taken onboard! Lots of thought and hard work has gone into the group and performance, great voices!

Aishah- Really liked the performance, very unique. You have a lovely image. You used the guitar well and you have great vocal control.

Faithe Callaghan – Great song choice with a very confident performance. You have a lovely sweet voice, try and work on your stage performance, click here for more on performing on stage as a singer.

Harrison - Good stage performer, excellent song choice! You have a ton of confidence and great stage presence! Well done. 

Jess Mcintyre - Lots of confidence, great performance! Good song choice which suited your vocal. You have a lovely tone to your voice.

Misha- Great tone to your voice. Try to work on confidence when performing, click here for some tips on dealing with nerves. You have excellent vocal control and loved how dynamic the performance was.

Katie Clarke - Lovely tone and character to the vocals, very believable performance. You have a very rich tone to your voice and excellent vocal control. We really enjoyed how the performance built as well.

Jamie- Really unique song choice, and a great delivery. Excellent vocal control and a all round great performance, well done! 

Joe Spence - Live guitar was a great touch, super confident performance with good delivery. Really nice song choice too. 

T’mya Fyffe - You have a beautiful voice, it's so controlled. Left us speechless, enjoyed everything about the performance! One word, WOW! 

Joslyn- Great image and amazing range with a super confident delivery. Enjoyed what you did with the mash up! You have lots of potential, but drop the guitar until you have had more practice. 

Eve- Great big voice, you have a lot of confidence, which is lovely and so exciting to watch. You have an excellent vocal delivery with a lot of individuality!

Cassie- You have a lovely image. You put on a really unique performance, with great control and the performance had great dynamics. The live guitar sounded very good! 

Evie Hurst- You have tons of confidence and great stage presence. Your vocal delivery was good and you connected with the audience well.

Amy Fullagar - You have loads of potential; just take care on your timing, especially when you hit your first note. Look to perform as much as you can to develop your stage craft and presence, click here for more on performing on stage as a singer. Consider adding even more dynamics, varying the tempo and attack throughout to be even more varied, click here for more tips on vocal dynamics. Look to give us more facial expression, as this will be more engaging for your audience, click here for more on how to sing with emotion. Vocally you have super tone, look to vary the dynamics more and look to add more facial expression to convey the emotion of the song. 

Ethan Cross - Good expression and liked that you used your hands well. It was great that you took the mic off the stand and worked the stage. Vocally look to strengthen your projection and range which a good vocal coach will be able to assist you with. You have super tone, varying the dynamics will make the performance stand out even more and look to add more facial expression to convey the emotion of the song. With dynamics in mind and adding even more dynamics, look to vary the tempo and attack throughout to be even more varied. Click here for more on adding click here for more tips on vocal dynamics. Look to give us more facial expression, as this will be more engaging for your audience. Click here for more on how to sing with emotion.

Rhiannon Stokes - Remember to use the stage more, it was a vert static performance, think about using all the tools at your disposal, your body movements, hands and facial expression as this will be more engaging for your audience. Click here for more on performing on stage as a singer. Love your voice and it was a great song choice! Loved that you performed with passion. Good use of key contact, just build a little more on your stage presence. You have a lot of character and passion vocally. Think about using more eye contact to express the song to your audience. 

Ryan Rooney - A little bit of a nervy start, try not to show your nerves, the more performance you can do the better - click here for some tips on dealing with nerves. We liked that you put your own spin on the cover. Great to see you settle down as the performance went on and give us a smile. Click here for more on performing on stage as a singerLove your voice and a great song choice! Loved that you performed with passion. Look to work on adding more facial expression to convey the emotion within the song - click here for more on how to sing with emotion. We liked how you hit the high notes with passion and controlled them well. Try to relax a little more on stage, as relaxing your shoulders can help with breathing. 

16-20's Feedback - Liverpool Music Opportunities

J Devine- Beautiful vocals with a confidence performance and great image. Used the stage very well, very confident and well controlled! You have great passion for what you do.

Vanessa- Beautiful image, love the dress! Great stage presence with lots confidence in your vocal delivery, try and use the stage more while performing and try coming to the front of the stage more to connect with the audience, click here for more on performing on stage as a singer.

B’ANY- Really tuneful voice, but you need to work on your image. Look at your audience; be more confident in your stage presence because you’re amazing. Click here for more on the importance of eye contact as a singer.

Elliss Halton- Great soulful voice, with a confident delivery and very dynamic performance, click here for more tips on vocal dynamics. Very good use of stage too! 

Bow- A little pitchy at times but really enjoyed the rapping! Great energy and confidence. Quirky dance moves, which were great, you made it individual. Click here for more on performing on stage as a singer.

Rosita- Soulful voice with great control and a lot of emotion! Very passionate performance, which was believable. Great amount of confidence and loved how the song built up dynamically. Click here for more on how to sing with emotion.

Goosey Tyson- Great performance, very tight as a band. Very confident delivery, need to add a few more dynamics, click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Sarah Walker- Love your image and confidence. Quirky, breathy voice with a great vocal delivery, the live guitar was a nice touch too. 

Georgia- You conveyed the song very well with lots of confidence, very believable performance. Lovely tones in your voice, you had great control! 

Yasmin Depp - You look like a star and sound amazing, you have some great tones to your vocals and put on a great performance which oozed confidence. Well done! 

Amelia- Lovely voice with lovely tones and nice individual take on the song, very expressive delivery! The guitar really added to the dynamics too. 

Mike Madari - Sad song but lovely, really loved the message. Thought it was very clever with a very rememberable chorus. 

Eve – Great voice, really good vocal control! It was a really tough song to sing, but you performed it confidently. Click here for more on importance of song choice. Lovely choreography made it individual. 

Hayley – Really great song, which you performed confidently. The song flowed really well with a great structure! 

Mel- Pretty voice with nice vocal control, really enjoyed the performance as you brought a lot of confidence to the stage. You need to use the stage more and try and connect with the audience better, click here for more on performing on stage as a singer.

21 and Over and Songwriters Feedback - Liverpool Music Opportunities

Aria May – Love your image, very classy. Lovely tone to your voice and good use of the stage, you have great stage presence but lacks expression.

Alesha Lou- Quirky performance showing good individuality, you have a great look. Nice change in dynamics and a lovely tone in your vocals.

Francesca Blyth- Lovely voice, with great tones. You had a good stage presence but you need to learn how to work the stage more, click here for more on performing on stage as a singer.

Victor - Great image! You put on a very endearing performance, click here for more on performing on stage as a singer. You have a lovely voice, really enjoyed the song. 

Oriana - Nice voice it's very cute, really enjoyed your performance you have lots of confidence! You have a lot of control of your vocals with good dynamics, click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Mathew Joseph- Love your image, you have a great look. Really exciting performance and excellent stage presence. 

Liva J- Super confident delivery, which was very expressive. Great vocal control and lovely voice, the vocal dynamics were good but maybe explore more into the song, click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Matt Taylor- Great energy, really enjoyed the song! You performed with great energy and confidence, well done! 

Dave R- Really nice song choice, click here for more on importance of song choice.  Liked the hat, you have a good image. We really liked that you performed acapella!  

Natalie- Lovely and smiley, good range with great control of your vocals, you have a lovely voice! You performed with lots of energy and confidence which was great. 

Ronnie and Ste- Happy tune and well structured, loved the passing notes/ bass line run in the guitar. Really nice feeling to the song we really enjoyed the performance. 

Isaac Neilson- Great song really liked the chord change. You had loads of energy on stage which was great and he song was super direct, really liked the message. 

LIVERPOOL MUSIC OPPORTUNITIES

All singers and songwriters successful through the Liverpool music opportunities progressed onto the next stage of the competition at the North West England and Scotland Area Final Showcase which will be held at The Forum Theatre on Sunday 26th November. 

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

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