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LONDON MUSICIANS WANTED TO IMPRESS AT THE OPEN MIC UK AUDITIONS

Musicians wanted to impress music industry judges at the London Open Mic UK auditions who have provided feedback for the acts!

LONDON MUSICIANS WANTED

London musicians wanted to impress: At Open Mic UK we provide music industry feedback to all acts that perform in our shows. Below is feedback for acts from the London Music contes.

Open Mic UK is more than a competition and if you’d like advice on how to develop as an act then please click here advice for aspiring singers 

Alternatively click here to apply to enter the Open Mic UK competition in London.

The London auditions were judged by music industry specialists who have provided music industry feedback for a selection of acts. The people the London musicians wanted to impress were vocal coach Lee Webster, vocal coach Michael Thomas Freeman who has directed choirs and performed within musical theatre, Sam Featherstone from Price Studios, Zoe Miranda from Unshredded Magazine and Chris Grayston, Head of Future Music.

London musicians wanted to impress – Feedback for Open Mic UK

Check out more London audition feedback here.

London musicians wanted to impress: Find selective 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.

Sam Bushell – Good fresh image and clean diction. Good start. Some vocal lessons would help you improve; click here to see how they can help.

Chante Chapman – Look to work with a vocal coach to improve your projection and control to be even better, click here for the benefits of singing lessons.

Mimi Stone - Look to work with a vocal coach to improve your projection to be even better, click here to see how a vocal coach can help. Also look to select a less obvious song choice to stand out, click here to see how important song choice is.

Josh Gleaves – Great to see you do your own original material - a definite step in the right direction. Look to use the dynamics to drive through the hook even more.

Freya Walker – Your performance would have benefitted from improved projection. More performance experience will assist your confidence and help you to become less nervous, click here to see how to get gigs.

Jamie Lee – Lovely rasp and control to your vocal. Keep focus on remaining committed to the performance and remembering the lyrics.

Stacey Baker –Nice, bright voice. Look to select a less obvious song choice to stand out, click here to see how important song choice can be.

Oliver Payne – Lovely sound from your guitar, look to try and improve your projection. Try to become more confident with your vocals, click here for tips on vocal confidence.

Sonia Sagoo - Good projection but your control needs some work, something a vocal coach can help with. Click here to see the benefits of vocal coaching.

Elisha Eseigbe – Perhaps look to slow down and relax as best as you can, this will help connect with the music.

London musicians impress the Open Mic UK judges

Freya Wilson – Brave song choice and you did it justice, well done. For the next show look on working on your diction.

Danielle Davis – Soulful tone. Superb audition, really looking forward to seeing you perform again at the live shows. Great projection to a sensitive performance.

Molli Murphy – Nice projection just watch your breathing. You’ve got strong diction.

Helen Wieland – Try and be yourself rather than an impression of another. Building your image as a musician is essential, click here for some pointers.

Hannah Jessel – A nervy audition - more performance experience will help to build your confidence. Song choice was too big for you so look to build up to that song with a bit more experience, click here for the importance of song choice.

Rhea Harding – Good attitude in vocals. Look to select a less obvious song choice to stand out, click here to see importance of song choice. Also try and give more eye contact to connect even more to your audience, click here for tips on how to perform visually.

Aoise Haran – Potential is there, but just need to perform more to iron out the nerves in the voice and check the guitar tuning just before you perform. Click here for some tips on building your vocal confidence.

Niamh Byrne – Nice character. Lovely tone and rasp. Be picky when working on the dynamics to drive through to the chorus.

Zion – Lovely tone and liked where you hung on the notes and made it your own.

Ksenia - A nervy audition - more performance will build your confidence, click here for advice on building vocal confidence. Good projection and improved as the performance went on.

Grace – Try and not be so self-conscious and commit more to the performance as the potential is there. You got better as your progressed, but the nerves hindered your performance.

Nishi Hossain – Take care not to force the vocal, a vocal coach will help you to develop. Click here to see the benefits of a vocal coach.

Maria Hayaux – Good audition but ensure you pick a less obvious song choice or you run the risk of giving the same performance as others and being lost in the crowd. Click here for the importance of song choice.

Jessica Grace – You have a lovely tone but you must look to improve your projection, a good vocal coach will be able to assist to make you even better. Click here for the importance of singing lessons.

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

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