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Newcastle stage performance tips for the Open Mic UK Newcastle under 16s Regional Finals!

 Newcastle Stage Performance Tips

Newcastle stage performance tips: National singing competition Open Mic UK held its Regional Finals at The Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle this weekend and saw Newcastle’s best singers, songwriters and solo artists take to the stage in their bids to impress a music industry judging panel and capacity crowd.

The regional finals were judged by music industry specialists who have provided stage performance tips for each of the acts that performed. The people the Newcastle musicians wanted to impress were performer Beth Macari, local entertainment writer Lloyd Watson, vocal tutor Helena Davison Webber, Martin from Notes Studio, Julie Miles from Vocal Ovation singing school and Darran Barker of DB Management. 

Newcastle’s regional final was rounded off by our guest act, current X Factor 2014 contestant, Geoff Mull.

Newcastle stage performance tips – Feedback for Open Mic UK 2014 Under 16s

Check out the 16-20 Newcastle stage performance tips here, and check out the 21 and Over Newcastle stage performances tips here.

Newcastle stage performance tips: 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.

Becky Barrett – Very suited to the song. Good vocal control. Lovely tone. Confident performance, would have liked to see you make use of the stage, click here for tips on stage presence.

Emily Smith – Nice voice. Loads of potential. Work on relaxing your face, as some of your expression comes across  harshly, click here for tips on facial expression. Work on your confidence and your performance and you’ll go far, click here for tips on performance.

Isla – Great image which really suited the song. Mature voice for your age. Settling your nerves will help with a couple of pitching issues.

Pinky – Great to see you use the stage and get the audience involved. Strong vocals. The song choice was too safe and repetitive, look into doing something more original, click here for the importance of song choice.

Sophie Reddy – What a poised and professional performance. Vocals were stunning. The song choice was a little dated maybe choose a more update song, click here for the importance of song choice.

Newcastle stage performance tips - feedback

Chloe – Brave performance to sing and play the keyboard. Nerves got to you a little bit, try and build more confidence on stage, click here for advice on building confidence.

Liria – You’ve worked hard on your stage work, making your performance more composed. This didn’t feel like the right song for your voice, click here for the importance of song choice.

Rebecca Smith – Great song choice. Beautiful country style vocal. Confident performance. Try to avoid rushing the song. Connect to the lyrics and bring more emotion to your song, click here for singing with emotion.

Olivia Irwin – Fantastic image. Great delivery. Incredible performance, you have it all.

Mia Paris – You have a great image. It would be great to see that match with your performance, click here for tips on performance. Keep up the confidence on stage.

Sarah White – You’ve got a lovely voice. Could sense the nerves throughout the performance; work on your confidence to take you to the next level, click here for advice on building confidence. Looked how you approached the song, you delivered it really well.

David France – Good for such a young age. Song was perfect for this performance. Keep developing and you’ll get there!

Amy Darton – Good song choice and piano playing. A very accomplished performance. Could listen to that all day.

Sasha France – Impressive high register. Lost you a little in the verses, but the chorus shows you have great potential. Good use of the stage, careful with your mic control, click here for microphone techniques.

Olivia Dixon – Confident performance. Good image. Personality came through during the performance which was lovely to see. 

Ellie-Rae – Confidence and performance need a little work, click here for tips on performance. Strong voice. Image was great. You have really distinctive vocals.

Newcastle stage performance tips - feedback

Lewis Thomas – Loved the song choice. Great vocal. Go for those high notes with confidence. Working on your performance will help you stand out, click here for tips on performance.

Yazmine Baddoo – Great performance. Loved the song choice. With more experience you’re going to be hard to beat. Need to fit something that sets you apart, click here for tips on image.

Leah Marie – Incredible voice, mature way beyond your years. Work on your performance so it doesn’t feel like you’re fidgeting, click here for tips on performance.

Robyn McKellar – Beautiful vocal. Keep working on the piano playing so that you’re super confident with it. Parts of the performance were a little disjointed, but practise will help you with that!

Bitter Sweet – Enjoyed the performance. Really liked the arrangement.  Remember to keep your harmonies tight, click here for tips on duos and groups. The mash up didn’t really work; click here for the importance of song choice.

Sparkle – You look and sound fantastic. The chemistry between on stage pulled everything together perfectly. Great harmonies!

Nicole Mitchinson – Great image, you look the part. Your diction needs a little work, click here for advice on diction. Very confident performance. 

Amy Ridley – Confident performance. Very folky, lovely voice. Nice take on a Duffy song, think I liked it more, click here for performing a creative cover.

Harriet – Lovely voice. Good range. Controlled and beautiful performance. Such a captivating performance, couldn’t take our eyes off of you. 

Ella Brown – Really entertaining performance and good use of the stage. Great potential. Worked the audience really well.

Samantha Jayne – One of the strongest vocal performances of this show. Great version of this song. 

Mis-Tee – Nice to hear an original. Connect with the audience more as your eyes were closed a lot, click here for tips on stage presence.

Newcastle stage performance tips– Open Mic UK singing competition

All successful acts from the Open Mic UK Regional Finals will be performing at the Open Mic UK 2014 NE England Final on Sunday 30th November at Dewsbury Town Hall.

Come along to see the best unsigned talent in London and its surrounding areas!

Don’t miss out showcasing your talent to music industry judges. You can enter Open Mic UK now!

Alternatively, if you’re aged 19 and under, enter national singing competition TeenStar now!

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