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NEWCASTLE MUSICIANS WANTED TO IMPRESS

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

 NEWCASTLE MUSICIANS WANTED

Newcastle musicians wanted to impress: National singing competition Open Mic UK held auditions at The Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre in Newcastle this weekend in a search for the region’s best singers, singer-songwriters, rappers and vocalists. The Newcastle 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 Newcastle music auditions were judged by music industry specialists who have provided music industry feedback for a selection of acts. Judging the Newcastle music auditions were Julie Miles of Vocal Ovation, Martin O’Nions from Notes Studios, vocal tutor Helena Davison Webber, local entertainment writer Lloyd Watson, performer Beth Macari and Darran Barker from DB Management. 

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

Check out more Newcastle audition feedback here.

Newcastle musicians wanted to impressFind 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.

Sparkle – Great harmonies. There’s a strong chemistry between you, you all look great. Confident performance.

Harriet – Lovely tone, don’t let the nerves get to you. Some performance experience would help to build your confidence, click here for advice on open mic night for singers and click here for tips on building vocal confidence.

Sam – You gave a really confident performance. Try to watch your pitch as you drifted from the key a few times, click here for advice on the benefits of singing lessons

Paris – Lovely deep tone. Work on control and use less breath, you could benefits from a vocal coach, click here for advice on vocal coaches

Leah – Really promising voice. Good song choice. Lots of breaks between vocals, need to work on your vocal control, click here for advice on the benefits of singing lessons

Gracie – Very brave of you to audition for such a big competition. You’ve got loads of time for your voice to develop, but for now look to find a vocal coach to help you, click here for advice on vocal coaches

Patrick – Really nice tone to your voice. Need to work on your diction, click here for ways to improve your diction. The song seemed a little dated, might benefit to you go for a more current song, click here for the importance of song choice.

Sophie – Wrong song choice, it was too low for your register. Song choice is so important for auditions, click here to find out more about how it affects your performance.

Sarah – Great vocals and good delivery. Loved the song choice. Just need to work on your confidence when performing, click here for tips on stage performance.

Lauren Usher – Really brave song choice. You really need to work on your diction, slow down, you were so quick we couldn’t get the lyrics clearly, click here for tips on diction

Jordan – Lovely voice. Unfortunately you let the nerves get to you during your audition, click here for tips on building stage confidence

Chelsea – Your voice has potential. Need to work on your timing. The song choice wasn’t right for you, look to find more current songs that are acoustic and quirky? Click here for advice on song choice.

Newcastle Musicians Wanted – feedback continued

Mia May – Definite potential here. Work on your breath control. Great image.

Victory – Try not to push your song, sweet vocal. Very quiet performance, click here for building stage confidence.

Becky – Confident performance. Great look. Nice vocal tone. 

Lauren – Looks great. There’s potential here, but work on building your confidence, click here for building stage confidence.

Taryn – Love the look. Voice has definite potential. Would have liked to see you move around a bit more, click here for tips on performing visually

Robyn – Very brave performance with use of your piano. Lovely vocal. Beautiful tone. Very expressive voice.

Emma – Got good potential here. Good pitch. Enjoyed your performance. Could tell you were desperate to move around. 

Ellie – Good strong vocal performance. A really natural voice for such a young girl.

Chloe – Nice catchy original, work on your vocals, there were a little breathy. Make sure you tune your guitar before you perform.

Amy-Rose – Nice to see some performance. Try not to make your audition too Americanised. Not sure the song was right for you. Click here for advice on the importance of song choice.

Emily – Potential is there. The song choice however is so overdone that it’s difficult for you to stand out as an act. Click here for advice on the importance of song choice.

Chloe Hill – Lovely voice and performance. Not sure the song choice was right for you. Click here for advice on the importance of song choice.

Ella – What fabulous style you had when you sang. Loved the song choice. 

Victor – Tone is there. Work on creating more dynamics in your voice as it was a little flat. Try to keep in key throughout, click here for advice on the benefits of singing lessons.

Ellie Holmes – Great sultry tone. Loved the song choice! Mesmerising audition.  

Hayley – Very brave, you are one to watch for TeenStar.

Pinky – Great look. Need to develop vocally, although there is improvement in your voice, click here for benefits of singing lessons.

Mia Paris – Work on your performance, you were very static, click here for tips on stage performance

Sasha – Looks lovely. Vocals were fabulous. Not sure about the song choice, click here for advice on song choice.

Newcastle Musicians Wanted – feedback continued

Bittersweet – Would have liked to see more performance, click here for advice on how to perform visually. Also be careful to watch those harmonies.  

Liriya – Great vocal performance. Watch your facial expressions as it distracts from your singing, click here for tips on singing with facial expressions.

Vaughan – There’s a voice in that little body, not sure you’re ready just yet. Build your confidence up and come back!

Amy – Beautiful and delicate voice. Tough song choice, which you delivered really well. Lovely tone.

Rebecca – Great voice. Really enjoyed the song choice. 

Alex – Vocally really strong. You just need to work on your image and performance to take it to the next level. Click here for advice on act images and click here for advice on stage performance.

Lewis – Great tone and control. Work on your confidence, click here for tips on building confidence on stage

Beth – Such a strong and energetic song, it needed a little more life, click here for tips on stage performance.

Kenza – You seemed very nervous, we’ve heard you sing better, click here for tips on building confidence on stage. Keep practising! 

Nicole – Good depth to your voice. Careful not to over stylise your voice. 

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

All successful acts from the Newcastle auditions for musicians and singers will be performing at either of the Open Mic UK 2014 Regional Finals at The Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle on Sunday 19th October.

Come along to see the best unsigned talent in Newcastle!

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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