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NEWCASTLE SINGERS WANTED TO IMPRESS

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

 NEWCASTLE SINGERS WANTED

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

Check out more Newcastle audition feedback here.

Newcastle singers 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.

Ellie – Great voice. Good stage musical vocal and presence. Wasn’t sold on the song choice, click here for advice on the importance of song choice.

Ollie – Confident performance. Not sure it was the right song for you, click here for advice on the importance of song choice.

Susan – Like the husk in your voice. It felt a little strained, don’t be scared to give it all your power.

Claire – You gave a really static performance, don’t be afraid to move around a little, click here for tips on stage performance

Becca – Great voice. You seemed nervous throughout your audition, click here for advice on building your confidence on stage

Olivia – Controlled powerful vocal. Great! Loved that you got our feet tapping!

Emily Burke – Loved your voice and the original song. Work on your image to really stand out, click here for tips on image

Tiesha -  Stunning voice. It seemed like the let the nerves get to you a little bit, click here for advice on building your confidence on stage

Jodie – One of the best auditions today. Confident performance, great vocals and song. 

Megan – Brilliant. A star in the making. Really nice guitar work. Unique.

Shanice – Your voice has promise. Image is great. Your voice needs a little more work to give it more height, click here for benefits of singing lessons.

Chloe – Your voice comes across as very nasally, work with a vocal coach to help improve this, click here for singing lesson advice

Terry – You sang a lively song but didn’t move around much, make sure to not stay static, click here for tips on performing visually

Connor and Nathan – Loved the vocal, wasn’t too sure about the beat boxing at first, but ending up loving it and the rap. One of the best auditions today. 

Newcastle singers wanted – feedback continued

Tammy – Really nice original song. Work on connecting with both the song and the audience. You seemed nervous, you really shouldn’t be!

Jacob – You grabbed our attention immediately. Such a lovely voice. You need a little work in the higher range, but nothing a good vocal coach couldn’t help with.

Mark Sillick – You’ve clearly thought through the performance and do have a promising voice. Careful with the gestures as it came across a little cheesy.

Jordan – Nice voice. Try not to let the nervous get the better of you, click here advice on building confidence on stage.

Lucy – You’ve got real potential. You were a little pitchy from time to time.

Shannon – Lovely vocal. Favourite versions of that song today, try not to pick song that’s too popular as it makes it really difficult to stand out.

Joanna Thompson – You really look the part, however song choice wasn’t right, click here for advice on the importance of song choice. You’ve developed a couple of bad habits vocally, click here for advice on getting a vocal coach.

Michael Spence – Good to hear you do a non ‘Freddie’ song. Technique needs a little attention, you could be awesome, click here for advice on the benefits of singing lessons

Jessica B – You are pushing and straining your voice. Be careful not to push it so far you damage it, click here for advice on the importance of singing lessons.

Robbie – Look at something more current, and put more energy into your performance. Click here for advice on the importance of song choice

Michalla – A bit of a safe song choice but you have a nice voice, click here for advice on the importance of song choice

Aleisha – You have a great tone, however you changed key a lot throughout the audition.  

Simon – The strange stylising on your voice just didn’t seem believable and wasn’t very distracting from the performance. 

Newcastle singers wanted – feedback continued

Gary – Good voice (Stereophonics style). 

Neil – It felt like you spoke the song, rather than singing it. You could benefit from some vocal training, click here for advice on the benefits of singing lessons.

Nick – A really good performer. You’ve got a lot of passion.

John – Good powerful voice. Don’t think the song choice was right. Click here for advice on the importance of song choice

Brian – Great vocals. Really strong vibrato.

Mike – Nice vocals in parts- deep. It seemed a little plain though.

Joseph – Very pitchy. Your performance would benefit from a vocal coach, click here for advice on the benefits of singing lessons.

Kyle – Good husky voice! Powerful.

Jamie – Really good guitar work. Slightly pitchy vocals, perhaps a vocal coach would be able to help you develop that. Click here for advice on the benefits of singing lessons.

Edwin – Great voice. Tone and depth was good. Need to work a little on your control, nothing a vocal coach couldn’t help with. Click here for advice on the benefits of singing lessons.

Newcastle singers 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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