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NEWCASTLE SINGING AUDITIONS

Newcastle singing auditions took place this weekend at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House

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Newcastle Singing Auditions: Singers and songwriters from Newcastle and its surrounding area came to perform at the Newcastle singing auditions this weekend. The Newcastle singing auditions were judged by the following music industry professionals:

  • Julie Miles, from Vocal Ovation
  • Helena Davison Webber, a vocal tutor
  • Hannah Taylor, a vocal coach
  • Gemma Forster, a music mogle and critic
  • Darran Barker, from DB Management

Newcastle Singing 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.

Newcastle Singing Audition – Judge’s Feedback

Emily Mumford – A very nervous start, pitchy in places. Got better as you went along. Always a good idea to warm up your vocals before your audition, click here for how to warm up your vocals. Nice song choice. Need to work on your voice control to let the tone of your voice come through, click here for advice on voice exercises

Holly English – Nice strong vocals and great diction. Good tone to your voice. Made no contact with the judges, click here for performing visually as a singer.  Don’t forget to smile! Remember to perform when you sing so there’s a connection between you and the song.

Ellie Hodgson – Like your tone and style. Try and make eye contact and perform more, click here for performing visually as a singer. You’ve got a nice edge, careful it doesn’t come across too aggressive. Lovely ‘twangy’ sound on louder notes. Confident audition! Great vocal tone. 

Harriet Hobrough – Nerves got the better pf you but you still pulled it off and let through the gorgeous tone to your voice, click here for building stage confidence. Interesting natural vibrato. Brilliant idea to get a starting note. You were really composed towards the end. Good eye contact with your audience.

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Katie Chomse – Lovely tone and a very strong audition. A really clear sound. A bit breathy at times but it suited your song choice. Lovely song choice. Need to demonstrate a little more emotion in your performance, click here for singing with emotion

Jodie Elliott – What a professional audition! Gorgeous tone, you look great and performed so well. You bought great personality to your audition. Occasionally your breathing is a little ‘panicked’, click here for breathing exercises for singing. Lovely smile, very confident performance. Good interaction with the judges- confident delivery.

Mia May – Nice song choice and delivery. Work on creating a really eye catching, memorable image click here for more on act image and synchronisation. You have the potential to be amazing. Really nice to see you engaging with your audience. Well done on the ‘flip’, this is very tricky. Delivered song well and hit the notes. 

Isobelle Faulkner – The song choice wasn’t right for you, click here for the importance of song choice. Your range and experience currently will come through more effectively with an easier song. Nice image. Nervy audition, but got more comfortable as you went on, click here for building stage confidence

Willow Jarvis – Definitely have the making of a strong artist. You took time to get your image right and love that you did an original song. More vocal work with help you really create more dynamic, this is something a good vocal coach can help you with, click here for the importance of singing lessons. You’re stronger in your chest voice- try to use it more. 

Brook Miller – Your voice is great, however I’d definitely start working on strengthening it. Much more confident than I’ve seen you before! Your piece is put together really well. Guitar playing was secure and your eye contact with great. Gets better each year- star in the making. Need to engage with your audience better to make a connection, click here for stage performance tips

Newcastle Singing Auditions – Music Industry Feedback

Holly Bowron – Gorgeous tone. Loved your song choice. Work on really performing and telling the story of the song, click here for stage performance tips. Work on your projection, click here for more on how to achieve better vocal projection. You have a lovely, natural tone. Strong voice and delivery. 

Ella Brown – You really tried to perform your piece, well done. Watch your diction, click here for diction for singers. Gorgeous girl. Song delivered in a very confident manner. Good eye contact with your audience. 

Christian Nowak – A captivating performance and a great vocal. West End material in the making. You really tried to connect with the song. You have a lovely, controlled vibrato and a tone that suits musical theatre. Very confident audition. 

Dominic Spencer – A very unique voice and nice performance. Really surprised at the depth of your voice. You showed your range really well. Your bridge between registers well and it’s great. Beautiful unusual voice. Delivered song well. Your control is amazing.

Hannah Wilkinson – A little nervous to start off with. Definite promise. Work on getting more flow and control in your voice. Put a little thought into your image to ensure you stand out, click here for more on act image and synchronisation. You connect well with the song.

NEWCASTLE SINGING AUDITIONS

Singers and songwriters that made it through the Newcastle singing auditions made it through to the Newcastle Regional Final on Saturday 3rd October 2015 at The Tyne Theatre and Opera House, Westgate Road, Newcastle, NE1 4AG.

If you’re 19 and under and would like the opportunity to sing in front of music industry professionals, enter now for TeenStar competition 2016!

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