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

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Nottingham stage performance tips: National singing competition Open Mic UK held its Regional Finals at The Britannia Hotel, Nottingham this weekend and saw Nottingham’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 Nottingham musicians wanted to impress were Ruth Discua from Nottingham Vocal Academy, Christina Bayes from Derby Vocal Academy, Curly Lead Recording Studio’s Dave Buckley, A&R for Storm 5 Management Tom Price and from DB Management, represent current X Factor contest, Darran Barker. 

Nottingham’s Regional Finals were rounded off by our guest act, singer/songwriter Chloe Adams. 

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

Check out the 16-20 Nottingham stage performance tips here and 21 and Overs Nottingham stage performance tips here.

Nottingham 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.

Charlotte Birch-James- Voice needs a little more control on the louder notes, a vocal coach can help with this, click here for the importance of voice training. Like that you did an original song, keep the timing. Nice piano playing.

Louise Richards- Good performance and very good improvement from audition. Excellent voice. Could make the song more your own, click here for performing a creative cover.

Chloe – Emotion in voice and strong facial expression. Breathing ability is good. Use the stage more to connect with the audience, click here for tips on performance.

Mollie Lynch – Nice cover of song, click here for performing a creative cover. Good dynamics. Strong vocals but you need to have more of a visual impact.

Nottingham stage performance tips

Kyle Brady – Looks the business. Great song choice for your voice. Be more confident! Good performance and eye contact with the audience.

Nathalie Anyagwa – Controlled low notes well. Good song choice. You’ve got a big voice, but you didn’t perform enough. Make use of the whole stage, to avoid a static performance, click here for tips on performance.

Holly Loveday-Roberts – Quirky image and soft vocals. Very well controlled vocals. Song choice suited the voice. Could have worked on the performance and body language, click here for tips on performance.

Matilda – Liked the effort made to deliver with feeling but try not to overdo it. With those vocal you could’ve picked a song with a bigger impact, click here for importance of song choice.

Kian Alvey – Well performed. Good use of dynamics. Very brave. Great start! You’re very young, keep going!

MARIA – Liked the strength and maturity in the voice. Good performance. Nice image. Showed emotion with facial expressions and body movements. Told the story of the song. Brilliant vocals.

Demi Jordanae – Voice is very Lily Allen–esque. Good individuality and cook mash up. Became more confident as the performance went on, click here for building stage confidence. Great voice. Original performance.

Rosie May Jones – Strong performance from such a young girl. Real potential here. Don’t be afraid to use your arms to bring the emotion out in the song, click here for tips on performance.

Emily – Fantastic technical ability and mature performance. Obviously well trained. Very brave song choice but it worked well for you. 

Nottingham stage performance tips

Lauren Glynn – Good voice control. Work on your performance with facial expression and body movements, click here for tips on performance.

Lia White – Lovely cover- performed well. Nice dynamics. Nice to see some play and sing, refreshing. Great technical ability.

Ava Goodings – Nice tone to voice but needs to bit more control in parts. Improve stage performance and connection with the audience, click here for tips on performance.

Madison Naylor – Very musical theatre style voice. Very powerful! Great projection. Great stage presence, would be nice to see actions as well, click here for tips on performance.

Jenny Willett – Original song suited voice, seemed confident. The intro was too long, remember you’ve only got a few minutes to impress, so dive right in! Good image.

Will Silver – Awesome tone to your voice. Great image. Looks confident but use the stage more, click here for tips on performance. Work on your vocal range.

Shanais – Very sweet performance. Pitch and range needs work, a vocal coach can help with this, click here for the importance of voice training.. Great start. 

Holly Fallon – Image was nice. Good performance. Not sure this was the right song choice for your vocal, click here for importance of song choice.

Hannah Beresford – Your mic control was better when you took hold of it, click here for microphone techniques. Grew in confidence throughout song. 

Chelsea Jade – Confidence. Made the stage your own. Made it into a performance rather than just singing on the spot. 

Nottingham 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 Camden 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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