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The London singing auditions this weekend for singers and songwriters 

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London Singing Auditions: Open Mic UK’s London singing auditions came to Dingwalls in Camden this weekend. Singers and songwriters from the London area came to impress judges at the London singing auditions in the hopes of gaining a place in the competition’s Regional Finals.

The London singing auditions were judged by singer/songwriter, Carly Cunningham, Anton Road Studio’s Louis Sellers and Director of Future Music, Chris Grayston

London 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.

Open Mic UK 2015 – London Singing Auditions

Skubiszewska – Good audition, however you did pick a very popular cover that we hear so often, click here for the importance of song choice. To make yourself stand out more with a popular song choice, it’s often wise to make it as creative as you can, click here for performing a creative cover.

Nandi Sesay – You need to develop your vocal as your range and projection both need work. You chose a song we’ve heard quite a few times, making it difficult for you to stand out, click here for the importance of song choice and click here for the tips on performing a creative cover. Big volume during your performance – well done. You hit most of the notes and recovered well from the flat note. 

Raul Malad – Your projection and range need work, but this is something that can be worked on with a vocal coach, click here for the importance of singing lessons. Very popular song choice, click here for the importance of song choice and click here for the tips on performing a creative cover

Karayat – You have a nice tone but look to develop your projection, range and dynamics. A good vocal coach will be able to assist you in being even better. More performance will help with your pitch. So some good ability but need to work hard to develop the vocals and confidence.  A distinctive character to your vocals along with a confident audition. You have a great look and have a nice tone. Keep working on smoothing out the bigger notes. I felt it was the wrong song choice but the second part was much better, click here for the importance of song choice.

London Singing Auditions – Feedback from Judges

Estelle Morain – Try to be yourself and not an impression, click here for more on performing a creative cover. Also try to focus on your diction, click here to read more on diction for singers. Also work with a good vocal coach to improve your range and projection. Lovely choice of song for your unique toned voice.  It would be nice to hear more of your range. Your dynamics were a little one dimensional however overall it was a passionate performance. 

Alyse Kimsey – Cute look very summer vibe, click here for the importance of act image and synchronisation. Good connection and engagement between acts. Such a confident performance!

Warren McDonagh – Nice song, click here for writing lyrics and writing that killer song chorus. Songs are good look to work the dynamics a bit more to squeeze the best out of the songs.  You created a great energy on stage but it would have been nice to hear more dynamics to your voice.

Zara Martin – You need to work on your projection to avoid risking sounding shouty during a performance, click here for more on how to achieve better vocal projection. A good vocal coach will be able to develop this for you to be even better. More performance required, click here for tips on 

Ameya Kohli – You need to really work out what songs suit you best to show you off in the best possible light, click here for the importance of song choice. Selecting Amy Winehouse is always going to be a difficult song to show off, simply due to her unique vocal, click here on tips on performing a creative cover. Nice strong voice, you seemed confident with your approach. 

Music Industry Judges Feedback – London Singing Auditions

Elyss Daya – Nice guitar playing. You did get better as the performance went on so focus on that all important impression at the start, click here for more on how to achieve better vocal projection, advancing both the dynamics and your projection will see you show off your talent to the best. You have a pretty vocal but learn to project it better otherwise it gets outweighed by your acoustic. 

Anthea – Some areas such as your projection need some work, this is something a good vocal coach will be able to help you with, click here for the importance of singing lessons. More performance will also build that confidence; click here for the importance of open mic nights for singers and how to get music gigs. A delicate performance but it would have been nice to see more confidence in your body language. 

Michael Hart – You have a lovely tone. Think dynamics to really push out the hooks and chorus in particular click here for more on singing dynamics which apply to rap as much as any performance. As a rapper try and be as original as possible look at other rappers performance on YouTube and find your own vibe. Click here for the importance of act image and synchronisation. That was a really confident performance.  A strong, vibrant and punchy rap. I loved it, was very believable.

Sophy McGivern – Great to hear a strong original, click here for advice on writing a song. Look forward to hearing you perform with a backing track, click here for advice on when an acapella music performance is appropriate. Good demonstration of pitch control. You have a pretty voice; it was a nice sweet performance and well-focused. 

LONDON SINGING AUDITIONS

If you’re a songwriter and want to showcase your songwriting skills and receive music industry feedback then why not enter songwriting contest, Songwriting Competition UK hosted by Future Music.

Are you a singer looking to receive feedback from the music industry? If so, enter singing contest Open Mic UK now!

 

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