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Musicians wanted to impress for the Open Mic UK auditions! Find Under 16 feedback below. 

LIVERPOOL MUSICIANS WANTED

Liverpool musicians wanted to impress: National singing competition Open Mic UK held auditions at The Liner Hotel this weekend in a search for the region’s best singers, singer-songwriters, rappers and vocalists. The Liverpool musicians 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 Liverpool music auditions were judged by music industry specialists who have provided music industry feedback for a selection of acts. Judging the Liverpool music auditions were Jason Kelly from JK Management, vocal coach Su Grainger, Andy Kettle from CMP Entertainment and Darran Barker from DB Management.

Liverpool musicians wanted to impress – Under 16 feedback for Open Mic UK 2014

Liverpool auditions for singers: 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.

Check out the 16-20 and 21 and Over audition feedback here.

Holly Roberts - Lovely sweet vocals and great control. Work on image as it was a bit casual and you need to look a bit more like a performer. Click here for advice on finding an image as a singer. Bit more expression in the vocals would be nice. Click here for advice on how to sing with emotion.

Miss Jenem – Need to work on your vocals in terms of tuning, but it was a good performance. Good original song, but guitar needs to come up a little. Good image. Nice vocal range.

Lauren Glynn – Need to work on your vocal range. Your vocals were good, but it felt like you were rushing. Remember to relax before singing! Click here for tips on overcoming stage fright. If you want to perform you should work on finding an image to look unique. Click here for advice on finding an image as a singer. Find a song that really suits your voice. Click here for advice on song choice.

Zara O’Koro – Very soulful voice. Nice vocal tone. Great image. Good song choice. Nice and expressive!

Alex Rose – Nice vocal tone and range. Control is needed on your top notes. Good voice, but you did sound slightly nasal. You could really benefit from vocal coaching and performance technique training to polish your skills.

Lydia Reay – Lovely voice. Work on delivering the song and telling the story. Click here for advice on how to sing with emotion. Try and find your own original image as an act now. Click here for advice on finding an image as a singer. Nice tone, good control – well done.

Megan Reay – You looked very nervous (which is understandable!). Click here for tips on overcoming stage fright. Find a song that suits your voice better and work on your pitching and tone. Click here for advice on song choice.

Georgia Mushet – Voice is strong. Now you need to work on finding your own image! Click here for advice on finding an image as a singer. Make sure you’re using expression with your face and body when singing a powerful song. Click here for advice on how to sing with emotion.

Sophie Whitle – Great original song. Good image. Remember you from last time! Great to hear you again. Well done.

Rachel Evans – Lovely voice. Try not to look so nervous! Click here for tips on overcoming stage fright. Work on your expression. Click here for advice on how to sing with emotion.  Find an image that makes you unique. Click here for advice on finding an image as a singer.

Ellie Darlington – Strong voice. Great range and control. Keep your image unique - click here for advice on finding an image as a singer. Try and inject more passion into the passionate song.

Millie Mae – Amazing original song. Very catchy. Great image for your age. Nice to see you enjoying performing. Work on the lower range of your voice now.

Kenzie Hall – Strong voice. You have to perform the lyrics – tell the story, not just sing. Click here for advice on how to sing with emotion. You were ‘on fire’ though!

Amy Chester – Nice voice. Work on your lower range and tone – not just the high notes.

Jack Desmond – Cheeky smile. You have to look up more to the audience. Find a more unique image. Click here for advice on finding an image as a singer. Nice tone. Still need work on your vocals.

Lily – Great voice. Bit more expression needed when you’re performing. You controlled the song really well though, well done.

Olivia Atkinson – Nice image, great song choice. Loved the way you slowed the song down.

Tabitha Jade – Like your image. Look at the audience more. Enjoyed your audition. Great vocals.

Hannah Robins – Good song. Need to find a more unique song now. Click here for advice on song choice. Keep working on your vocals to go to the next step.

Liverpool music auditions – more feedback continued

Saffron – Good voice, but don’t think you’re ready just yet. Keep working on your vocals and we hope to see you next year.

Ava Hall – Your voice is only just developing – keep going. Find a song that suits your voice and age. Click here for advice on song choice.

Anna McKenna – Nice audition. Work on your image. Click here for advice on finding an image as a singer. Great voice.

Jade – Like your image. Good performance. Try not to do so many runs though.

Taylor – When performing a song from a film or show you have to perform and be more animated. But you showed promise. Click here for some tips on performance skills.

Livvy K – Promising voice, but you looked nervous. Click here for tips on overcoming stage fright. Great voice, lovely tone. Make sure you pick the right song.

Alex K – Great voice and performance. You could find a more quirky image. Click here for advice on finding an image as a singer. Best of the day so far.

Antonia – Like the use of mandolin. Find an image that makes you stand out now. Click here for advice on finding an image as a singer.

Katie Hammond – Good voice. Try not to copy the artist – find your own sound. Here’s how to perform a creative cover.

Chloe Nelson – Good acoustic sound. Keep working on expression. Breathing techniques will help you.

Lewis Maxwell – Remember you from last time! Even more of an improvement – well done! Need to pick songs that show your vocals. Good voice and guitar work. Try and look like you’re enjoying the performance.

In Sync – Work on image, as it didn’t match the song. Click here for advice on synchronising your image as a singer. Work on pitch when singing together. Be careful with your harmonies.

Olivia Monks – Great voice. Could be a star! Wow. More facial expressions needed. Click here for advice on how to sing with emotion. Could benefits from practicing breathing techniques.

Rachel Boal – Good voice that can be developed as your tone is a bit nasally. Make sure you perform to your audience. Click here for some tips on performance skills.

Aaron Edwards – Quirky performance. Try and look like you’re enjoying it more, especially with a fun song! Click here for some tips on performance skills. Good voice and lovely tone.

Tyler – Nice voice. Keep working on it – take lessons! Try and perform a little more. Click here for some tips on performance skills.

Jennifer Rice – Good voice. Work on the dynamics of the song now.

Becky Pomprett – Good vocal tone. You need to open up more now. More power and volume please.

Pop Girls – You have a nice act but don’t be so nervous. Click here for tips on overcoming stage fright. Keep it up!

Eliza – Nice voice. You have to concentrate on the verses and low parts of the song – not just the chorus.

Lydia – Sweet voice – keep going and try not to show your nerves! Click here for tips on overcoming stage fright.

Bethany and Cameron – Like your vibe. Now try and find an image. Click here for advice on finding an image as a singer. Great audition. Good chemistry.

Danny Boyle – Good voice. Now try and find an image / something that will make you stand out and you’ll be at the next level. Click here for advice on finding an image as a singer.

Liverpool musicians wanted to impress at the Open Mic UK singing competition

All successful acts from the Liverpool auditions for musicians and singers will be performing at the Open Mic UK 2014 Regional Finals at The Liner Hotel on Sunday 19th October 2014.

Come along to see the best unsigned talent in Liverpool!

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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