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Manchester Singing Audtions

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Manchester Singing Auditions: Singers and songwriters came to Manchester to give their best performance at the Manchester singing audition in hope of securing a place in the Manchester Regional Finals. 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 Manchester

Feedback for Manchester singing auditions

Izzy K – A very theatrical performance and oozing with confidence. It’s always nice to see an audition when you can tell the person is enjoying it so much. Some notes were a little tough to read.

Elise Campbell – You looked very nervous but you shouldn’t be, click here for more information on how to calm nerves. A superb vocal with a great control. The song choice was really good, suited your vocal so well. Just try not to shout, you can work on your projection and this will help, click here for more on how to achieve better vocal projection.

Chania-Ella Silver – Love the big smile, it’s infectious. Very confident performance although a little pitchy in places. The eye contact was great, it’s always good to engage with your audience. You need to work on your breathing technique a little more to perfect it, click here for more on breath control exercises.

Ella Greenway – Always good to hear original material. The structure of the song was nice and it was a good performance with the keyboard as well. You looked very nervous before starting but you shouldn’t be, it was a strong audition. Once you’ve gained some performance experience your confidence will improve and this is will help you, click here for more on how to sing with confidence.

Leneta – You’ve got a cool image. Nice vocal range and delivery. Open your eyes! You need to be able to connect with your audience to help engage them with your performance, click here for tips on eye contact. Try to work on some of the powerful notes, sometimes parts were a little strained.

Evan James – Nice vocal tone and a good image which suited the audition. Slow down! You need to take your time with your audition, it was difficult to keep up with the song and it distracted from your audition, click here for advice on song choices.

Alex Parker – So much better than your audition last year! Nice vocal tone and such a cool image. The song choice was good and suited your vocal well. Good connection with the audition and your audience, you looked relaxed and natural.  Work on your breathing technique, click here for more on breath control exercises

Manchester Singing Auditions - Open Mic UK

Amy-Jane McIvor – Great image and good eye contact. Work on your breathing technique as it appeared a little pitchy in places and this will help improve your vocal, click here for more on breath control exercises

Hannah Cummings – Good potential Hannah. Open your eyes so we can make a connection with you to engage with the performance even more. For me, the song choice wasn’t the best and didn’t suit your vocal very well, click here for more on song choices. You’ve got a nice sound to your voice.

Charlie Molloy – Cool quirky tone. You’ve got a cool mage and really nice guitar work. Seemed to struggle a little on  the high notes,  but this is something that can be worked on with a good vocal coach, click here for more on singing teachers

Iman Ortha – Lovely Iman. Great original song. Cool image and a good vocal range and delivery. The hand movements were a little distracting at parts, click here for more on performing on stage

Dillan Lamb – Cool image and nice, quirky vocal one. Good song choice, it suited your vocals well. Work on your breathing technique to improve your performance, click here for breath control exercises. It’s a really difficult song to sing but you interpreted it well.

Sinead D’Abreu-Hayling – Wasn’t expecting that! Great vocal tone and delivery. Nice to hear something so different, especially rare to hear an operatic performance. Occasional strain to some of the notes, but it was mostly good. 

Manchester Singing Auditions

All singers and songwriters successful through the Manchester singing auditions progressed onto the next stage of the competition at the Manchester Regional Final which will be held at The Forum Theatre, Compstall Road, Romiley, Stockport, Manchester, SK6 4EA on Sunday 1st October 2017.

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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