Previous Winners

Teen Star Promo

MILTON KEYNES MUSIC AUDITIONS

The Milton Keynes music auditions came this weekend for hopeful singers and songwriters

milton keynes music auditions

Milton Keynes Music Auditions: Hopeful singers and songwriters came to the Milton Keynes music auditions this weekend aiming for a place in Open Mic UK’s Milton Keynes Regional Final. 

The judges at the Milton Keynes music auditions were:

  • Sean Calvert, from Secklow Sounds
  • Sarah-Louise Campbell, a vocal coach
  • Dutch Van Spall, from Big Help Management
  • Nathan, from Flipside Studios
  • Paul Kent, from Pure Audio Studios
  • Darran Barker, from DB Management

Milton Keynes Music 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.

Milton Keynes Music Auditions - Feedback

Kellie Marie – Great song choice and a great voice. It’s worth bringing more emotion to the performance so we feel the connection between you and the song, click here for tips on singing with emotion. Good structure to the song. You got stronger as you relaxed! Keep writing please!

Thomas Dunleavy – Fantastic energy to this audition! Don’t lose the quality of your vocal through your enthusiasm. Performance was brilliant. Great original song. Liked your last year, and you’ve only gotten better. You’ve got a bright future ahead of you. Would be worth working with a vocal coach to help strengthen your vocal, click here for the importance of singing lessons.

Michael Cotter – Very brave to sing unaccompanied. Beautiful voice. A little more light and shade would help you. Look at your audience; we need a connection, click here for stage performance tips. Unique tone to your voice, it would suit performing arts and stage work! Good vocals and range. Work on finding an image that helps you stand out; click here for act image and synchronisation. You’ve got good vocal control.

Milton Keynes Music Auditions – Open Mic UK 2015

Charis Smith – Great storytelling. Great range. Would like to hear you perform something jazzy. Very well acted out performance, would be great for musical theatre work. Great connection with the song. Need to work on your supported delivery, this is something a vocal coach will be able to help you with, click here for the importance of singing lessons. Keep practising and your nerves will hopefully dissipate. 

Shanice Forster – Awesome power. Great song choice. Careful that your words all come across clearly, click here for diction for singers. Beautiful low keys. Great guitar work. Excellent projection. With some vocal coaching you could be very special, click here for the importance of singing lessons

Charlie Greet – Great song choice and a smashing performance. You really made me smile. Bring more confidence to your audition, look at the audience, click here for stage performance tips. Work look at starting to do vocal lessons to help with your breathing and control, click here for the importance of singing lessons

Melissa Ogston – Lovely version of the song. Rich tones, but work on your breathing to help you with the longer notes, click here for breathing exercises for singing. Great power and projection!

Luigina Colonna – Amazing vocal tone and control. Very confident performance. Great interaction with your audience. Really liked the song choice you chose. You really look the part.

Belle Harmonie – Great harmonies- well put together. Definitely a girl group to watch out for. Amazing performance. Looks like you’ve put a lot of thought and effort into this audition and it really shows!

Milton Keynes Music Auditions – Judge’s Feedback

Jamie Dickins – Great vocal tone. Don’t hide behind your guitar, make a connection between you and your audience, open your eyes! Click here for stage performance tips. Great connection with the emotion in the song. Lovely use of dynamics. 

Sam Stopps – Great image. Nice vocal tone and great guitar work. Nice rendition of a great song. You knocked it out of the park! Would love to hear you with an original song, click here for tops on writing a song.

Jennifer Nicole – Beautiful original song. Loved the keys. Nice vocal range and control. Some vocal coaching would benefit you, your vocals are unsupported in parts, click here for the importance of singing lessons. You’ve got lovely falsetto.

Sanya Grohar – Great image. Nice quirky vocals. Try to open your eyes more to make a connection with your audience, click here for stage performance tips. Strong styling and unique delivery. Loved your arrangement of the song and your vulnerability.

Simon Smith – Good image. Nice vocal tone. Always make sure your guitar is tuned before you go to an audition, click here for standard guitar tuning. Work on your diction, some of your words came across in an accent, click here for diction for singers

MILTON KEYNES MUSIC AUDITIONS

All successful singers and songwriters through the Milton Keynes music auditions have gained a place in Open Mic UK’s Milton Keynes Regional Final on the Saturday 17th October 2015 at Milton Keynes C.C., Strudwick Drive, Milton Keynes, MK6 2TG.

If you’re a bidding singer or songwriter looking to get your music heard by industry judges then why not enter singing contest Open Mic UK.

Click below for more news

Join us on

   Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest

Advice for Unsigned Singers

  • MUSIC ARTIST MANAGEMENT


    MUSIC ARTIST MANAGEMENT

    What does Music Artist Management do?

     

    Music Artist Management: All music mangers vary and can do an array of different jobs to help artists develop every aspect of their music careers. What a manager does for you …

    Read More...
  • LOOKING FOR A MUSIC MANAGER?


    LOOKING FOR A MUSIC MANAGER?

    Should you be looking for a music manager?

    Looking for a music manager?: Certainly what we’d advise especially when starting out is just concentrate on your own affairs to begin with before you start looking …

    Read More...
  • WRITING A PRESS RELEASE


    WRITING A PRESS RELEASE 

    Putting together and writing a press release

    Writing a press release: You need something to back up your words explaining your story for your newspaper article, that’s where writing a press release, comes in. …

    Read More...
  • MUSIC PRODUCTION


    MUSIC PRODUCTION

    Choosing a recording studio for your music production 

    Music Production: You’ve spent time and effort writing your own material, so when it comes to music production – laying down your tracks, choosing a …

    Read More...
  • USING YOUTUBE


    USING YOUTUBE

    Using YouTube and uploading videos

    Using YouTube: YouTube is the most popular video platform for singers as we go to print, so using YouTube can be a great platform, although Facebook are keen to take a piece of this market, so …

    Read More...
  • FACEBOOK TOOLS


    FACEBOOK TOOLS

    Using the right Facebook tools for promotion

    Facebook Tools: Facebook is still one of the best marketing platforms for singers, musicians and songwriters to promote their music and events on, therefore utilising Facebook tools can …

    Read More...
  • FACEBOOK POSTS


    FACEBOOK POSTS 

    Facebook posts and content rules

    Facebook Posts: Getting your Facebook posts right is important. Post too little and you are in danger of getting lost in people's news feeds and forgotten. Post too much and you will irritate …

    Read More...
  • FACEBOOK HELP


    FACEBOOK HELP 

    Facebook help to get you started

    Facebook help: One of the first steps with your Facebook help is to make sure your bio, picture and information are as clear as possible. Also, make sure your profile picture on Facebook is …

    Read More...

Open Mic UK News

  • AUDITION DATES RELEASED


    AUDITION DATES RELEASED

    Music competition auditions for Open Mic UK 2016 are announced today! 

    Open Mic UK have announced their music competition auditions dates for Open Mic UK 2016! The Open Mic UK music competition auditions will be …

    Read More...
  • LONDON SINGING AUDITIONS 2016


    LONDON SINGING AUDITIONS 2016

    Open Mic UK’s London singing auditions are on Sunday 14th August

    London Singing Auditions 2016: The national singing competition Open Mic UK have announced their 2016 singing audition dates and the competition …

    Read More...
  • READING SINGING AUDITIONS 2016


    READING SINGING AUDITIONS 2016

    Reading singing auditions on Saturday 17th September for Open Mic UK

    Reading Singing Auditions 2016: Open Mic UK, the national singing competition holds singing auditions in 15 regions across the UK every year and …

    Read More...
  • NOTTINGHAM SINGING AUDITIONS 2016


    NOTTINGHAM SINGING AUDITIONS 2016

    Singing auditions in Nottingham on Saturday 10th September

    Nottingham Singing Auditions 2016: Open Mic UK is on the hunt to find the best undiscovered talent in the UK and the competition is coming to Nottingham. …

    Read More...

Singing Feedback

  • MANCHESTER SINGING CONTEST


    MANCHESTER SINGING CONTEST 

    Singers were given feedback at the Manchester Regional Final Showcase

     

    Manchester Singing Contest: Music industry judges gave singers feedback at the Manchester singing contest at The Royal Northern College …

    Read More...
  • GLASGOW AUDITIONS


    GLASGOW AUDITIONS

    Singers were given feedback at the Glasgow Auditions

    Glasgow Auditions: Music industry judges gave singers feedback at the Glasgow auditions at Dance HQ in Glasgow this weekend. The Glasgow auditions gave singers and …

    Read More...
  • NEWCASTLE AUDITIONS


    NEWCASTLE AUDITIONS

    Singers were given feedback at the Newcastle Auditions

     

    Newcastle Auditions: Music industry judges gave singers feedback at the Newcastle auditions at The Tyne Theatre and Opera House in Newcastle this weekend. The …

    Read More...
  • READING AUDITIONS


    READING AUDITIONS

    Singers were given feedback at the Reading Auditions

    Reading Auditions: Music industry judges gave singers feedback at the Reading auditions at Sub89 in Reading this weekend. The Reading auditions gave singers and songwriters …

    Read More...
  • CAMDEN AUDITIONS


    CAMDEN AUDITIONS

    Singers were given feedback at the Camden Auditions

     

    Camden Auditions: Music industry judges gave singers feedback at the Camden auditions at Dingwalls in Camden this weekend. The Camden auditions gave singers and …

    Read More...
  • NOTTINGHAM AUDITIONS


    NOTTINGHAM AUDITIONS

    Singers were given feedback at the Nottingham Auditions

    Nottingham Auditions: Music industry judges gave singers feedback at the Nottingham auditions at The NEC in Nottingham this weekend. The Nottingham auditions gave …

    Read More...
  • LIVERPOOL AUDITIONS


    LIVERPOOL AUDITIONS

    Singers were given feedback at the Liverpool Auditions

    Liverpool Auditions: Music industry judges gave singers feedback at the Liverpool auditions at The Liner Hotel in Liverpool this weekend. The Liverpool auditions gave …

    Read More...
  • SOUTHAMPTON AUDITIONS


    SOUTHAMPTON AUDITIONS

    Singers were given feedback at the Southampton Auditions

    Southampton Auditions: Music industry judges gave singers feedback at the Southampton auditions at The 1865 in Southampton this weekend. The Southampton auditions …

    Read More...

Singing Competition Prizes

  • BELFAST RECORDING STUDIOS


    BELFAST RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Belfast Regional Finals!

    Belfast Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Belfast Regional Finals took place this weekend at Kings Hall in …

    Read More...
  • EXETER RECORDING STUDIOS


    EXETER RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Exeter Regional Finals! 

    Exeter Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Exeter Regional Finals took place this weekend at Exeter Corn …

    Read More...
  • ESSEX RECORDING STUDIOS


    ESSEX RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Essex Regional Finals!

    Essex Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Essex Regional Finals took place this weekend at Marconi Social Club in …

    Read More...
  • CAMDEN RECORDING STUDIOS


    CAMDEN RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Camden Regional Finals! 

    Camden Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Camden Regional Finals took place this weekend at Dingwalls in …

    Read More...
  • READING RECORDING STUDIOS


    READING RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Reading Regional Finals! 

    Reading Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Reading Regional Finals took place this weekend at Sub89 in …

    Read More...
  • NOTTINGHAM RECORDING STUDIOS


    NOTTINGHAM RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Nottingham Regional Finals! 

    Nottingham Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Nottingham Regional Finals took place this weekend …

    Read More...
  • MILTON KEYNES RECORDING STUDIOS


    MILTON KEYNES RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Milton Keynes Regional Finals!

     

    Milton Keynes Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Milton Keynes Regional Finals took place …

    Read More...
  • NEWCASTLE RECORDING STUDIOS


    NEWCASTLE RECORDING STUDIOS

    Prizes such as time in recording studios were up for grabs at the Open Mic UK Newcastle Regional Finals!

     

    Newcastle Recording Studios Prizes: The Open Mic UK Newcastle Regional Finals took place this weekend at …

    Read More...

Social Network Feeds