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MANCHESTER MUSICIANS WANTED TO IMPRESS AT THE OPEN MIC UK AUDITIONS

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

MANCHESTER MUSICIANS WANTED

Manchester musicians wanted to impress: National singing competition Open Mic UK held auditions at Studio 25 in Manchester this weekend in a search for the region’s best singers, singer-songwriters, rappers and vocalists. The Manchester 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 Manchester auditions were judged by music industry specialists who have provided music industry feedback for a selection of acts. The people the Manchester musicians wanted to impress were Jill Bowyer from Salford City Radio, singer Bob Young who has sung with the likes of Shirley Bassey, Peter Ross from AStar Studios and Darran Barker from DB Management.

Manchester musicians wanted to impress – Feedback for Open Mic UK 2014

Manchester 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.

Charlotte Alex – You looked nervous, so you need to work on your stage confidence. Click here to find out more about dealing with nerves. Could be good with training. Click here to see how a good vocal coach will help your performance. Try to find your own style. Nice clear voice. 

Holly Worsley – Needs more support in the voice. Click here to see how a good vocal coach will help your performance and get tips on how to warm up the voice here

Zara – Nice tone. Confident performance. Liked her. Very natural. Really commercial sound. Work on performance factors now, such as looking at the audience. Click here for tips on how to perform visually and click here for tips on singing with emotion

Melissa – Needs to work on guitar skills. There’s potential here, keep trying! The song was too low on the verse. Nice sound. Interesting and different. Talented with a unique sound. Need to work on your vocals in your higher register. Click here to see how a good vocal coach can help with this.

Suzie Bloomfield – Strong chest voice. Good blues voice. 

Christina Sanchez – Really nice vibrato. Needs to practice guitar skills. Good voice and performance. Confident performance.  

Alicia – You seemed nervous and this showed in your voice. Here’s some tips on how to deal with nerves when performing

Olly Rodwell – Great range for only 11 years old!

Bittersweet – It would be great to hear some harmonies from you guys as you were all singing the same line. Work at your harmonies and you could be good. 

Jake – Amazing. A very talented and confident performer.

Josh – Great tone and control.

Janine Bradshaw – Good look and sound. Nerves affected the end of your performance. Click here to find out more about dealing with nerves.

Freya Kelly – Bit nervous, but there’s potential here. Here’s some tips on how to deal with nerves when performing. Need to work on the transitions between your head voice and chest voice. Here’s some tips on how a good vocal coach can help with this

Alex – Good control throughout. A lot of potential. Very strong guitar and vocals for 14. Mature songwriting. Click here for tips on how to write songs.

Gabriel – Interesting and a lot of potential. Commercial. Good look and sound. 

Hema – Needs more training – it would help your voice be a lot better supported. Here’s some tips on how a good vocal coach can help with this.

Yna – Nervous before performance, but you gave an amazing performance. Have more confidence in yourself! Here’s some tips on how to deal with nerves when performing.

Harriet – Big song to sing. Try not to use an American accent! For advice on choosing the right song, click here

Manchester musicians wanted to impress the Open Mic UK judges – Feedback continued

Abby – Sung well but didn’t show any range due to song choice. Click here for advice on song choice

Effi – Pretty amazing voice. Work on looking more relaxed. Click here to find out more about dealing with nerves and click here for tips on how to perform visually.

Abbie Longmate – Has potential, but needs to relax as there’s a tendency to shout. Need to work on the transition from your chest voice to your head voice. Here’s some tips on how a good vocal coach can help with this.

Ronnie – Great image and sound. 

Lucy Franklin – The song was probably a little too hard for you. Click here for advice on song choice. With more training you have the potential to have a strong voice. Here’s some tips on how a good vocal coach can help with this.

Declan – Need to work on body language in performance. Click here for tips on how to perform visually.

Kirstie – Good voice, but the performance fell a little flat. For advice on how to perform visally, click here

James Walsh – Quirky style! Liked the song but it didn’t show off your vocal range. Click here for advice on song choice.

Divine – Great look. Distinctive vocals. Powerful performer. 

Jessica Richardson – Beautiful voice. 

Mikkie Redhead – Excellent performance. Strong piano skills.

Cameron – Good performance. Distinctive vocal and excellent control. 

Leanne Hesketh – You were a little out of tune and your tone was quite nasally. Here’s some tips on how a good vocal coach can help with this.

Connor Moylan – Loved the original song! Click here for tips on how to write songs.

Gap Gap – Need to work on your higher vocal range. Here’s some tips on how a good vocal coach can help with this and get tips on how to warm up the voice here.

Glenn – If you’re going to sing you need to work on your vocals. The rap is good. Here’s some tips on how a good vocal coach can help with this.

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

All successful acts from the Manchester auditions for musicians and singers will be performing at the Open Mic UK 2014 Regional Finals at The Royal Northern College of Music Opera Theatre on Sunday 5th October 2014.

Come along to see the best unsigned talent in Manchester!

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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