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NORTHERN AND SCOTLAND SONG CONTEST

Northern and Scotland song contest feedback for the Open Mic UK Northern and Scotland 21 and Overs Area Finals!

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Northern and Scotland song contest: National song contest Open Mic UK held its Area Finals at The Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester this weekend and saw Northern and Scotland’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 area finals were judged by music industry specialists who have provided music competition feedback for each of the acts that performed. The people the Northern and Scotland music competition area finalists wanted to impress were talent producer with Syco Ents/Sony Records Eddie Evelyn-Hall, Jill Bowyer from Salford City Radio, Peter Ross from Astar Studios, Jamie Lee Harrison from Make a Change Music Group, Jason Kelly from JK Management, Green Pepper Junction records Asher Halle and X Factor contestant 2014’s Jack Walton’s manager Darran Barker. 

Northern and Scotland’s Area Finals were rounded off by our guest act, Exposure. 

Northern and Scotland’s Song Contest – Feedback for Open Mic UK 2014 21 and Overs

Check out the under 16 Northern and Scotland’s song contest feedback here, and check out the 16-20s Northern and Scotland’s song contest feedback here.

Northern and Scotland’s song contest: 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.

Sara – Sweet voice. Nice presentation. Loved the song choice. Amazing voice.

Unit 1 – Very different, great stage presence. Really like the arrangement of this trio. Good performance. 

Siobhan – Looked great. With the right song we’d see more of your voice, click here for the importance of song choice. Nice vocals. 

Northern and Scotland Song Contest

Doremi Fly – Fantastic vocal ability. Try adding more harmonies to your performance. Good stage presence.

Maria Innes – Brilliant vocals with a lovely tone. Well done! The image needs a little work, click here for tips on image. Really strong voice. 

Kate Ashton-Butler – If something goes wrong in a performance, never highlight it, and just carry on. Chances are the audience won’t even have noticed the error. Look and sound good. You’ve got something going for you. 

Michelle – Some of the performance wasn’t on key, click here for importance of voice training.  It was a nice performance. 

Chris Nevo – In spite of the hiccup at the beginning of the performance you really livened things up! Liked the country style to the song.

Connor Moylan – Great personality and a good entertaining own song. Great performance, try not to come across as cocky. 

Northern and Scotland Song Contest

Ryan B – Brave to choose this song, but not sure it suited your voice, click here for the importance of song choice. A really nice presentation of the song. 

Chris Everard – Nice to see an original song. Good guitar playing. Great songwriter!

GFB – Very good rapper liked the lyrics. Good female vocals. Liked the attitude behind the performance. 

Alarna – Well rehearsed lots of effort and really liked the original song. Put on a nice show.

OSAS – Well performed with good strong voice. You’ve got great vocals. Wouldn’t have sung this song, click here for the importance of song choice.

K&Hmusic – Nice duet. Excellent harmonies but make sure you learn all the words!

Jason Butler – Amazing voice! It’s a happy song so smile, everything else was great. 

Amy Quinn – Lovely soft tone to your voice and a great performance. There’s potential here.

Matthew Parkinson – Great personality. Not a great performance but more than made up for it with showman ship. You’re a great entertainer.

Northern and Scotland song contest – Open Mic UK Song Contest

All successful acts from the Open Mic UK Area Finals will be performing at the Open Mic UK 2014 Open Mic UK Grand Final on Saturday 24th January at Concourse suites 1 & 2, National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham B40 1NT.

Come along to see the best unsigned talent in Northern and Scotland 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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