Manchester music contest: The 2014 TeenStar Area Finals took place this weekend in Manchester at The Royal Northern College of Music and saw the best teen and pre-teen singers, songwriters and solo artists from Manchester and its surrounding areas take to the stage in an effort to gain a place in the 2014 TeenStar Grand Final!
The contestants performed in front of a music industry judging panel who have provided each of the acts with feedback on their performance to help them improve future performances.
If you’re interested in getting feedback from a music industry judging panel, Open Mic UK have just released their 2014 audition dates with the Manchester audition details shown below, so click here to enter Manchester music contest Open Mic UK!
Manchester singing competition
NEXT AUDITION VENUE:
Studio 25, Manchester
Judging the Manchester music contest were:
• Aziz Ibrahim – guitarist with The Stone Roses, Paul Weller and Simply Red
• Asher Halle – BRIT Award judge and director of Green Pepper Junction Records
• Melvin Lyons from Bling Studios
• Adam Steel - Head of Studio and Post-Production at Banter Studio
• Darran Barker from Sound Consultancy
Please be aware that the views expressed by judges are opinions and subjective to that particular judging panel. These views in no way reflect the views of TeenStar, and are published with a view to being beneficial to the performing acts.
Iona Fyfe- Good opener, nice piano skills and a strong voice.
Charlotte Ferguson- Confident voice and a great image. Don’t be scared to make use of the stage.
Alexandra- Confident performance, nice acapella during the intro and good use of the stage.
Jason Chan- Good voice controls, nice image, competent performance, try to work on mic technique.
Chutz- Excellent vocal control, owned the stage and great image.
Richard Scholes- Good vocal tone and control, nice guitar work. Great acapella.
Katie Hughes- Great querky vocal tone, stylish tone and good attitude.
Oliver Newall- Good original song, great guitar skills and very unique voice.
Fabian Richards- Nice vocal range, brilliant set and great stage presence.
Josh O’Neill- Good vocal, be more confident with your voice, the crowd like you.
Callum Thomas- Confident, great image, nice vocal tone and range.
Ashleigh Cox- Good use of the stage, great vocals and good image.
Shannon Gillespie- Lovely vocal tone and control, nice guitar work and a confident performance.
Megan Kelleher- Great image, brilliant performance and amazing vocal range.
Sarah Emily- Great image, good use of the stage, attention to you mic technique could improve your performance.
Remi Leigh- Nice querky vocals, great image and good guitar skills.
Emma McDonald- Lovely vocal tone, cool image, maybe next time choose a more risky song.
Nathaniel Leacock- Very confident performance, distinctive vocals and great image.
Colby Reid- Great recording voice, strong performance, very passionate.
Ursula Fitzpatrick- Faultless performance and great guitar skills.
Annabella Seeth- Great image, nice vocals and tone, very talented.
Shea Doolin- Brilliant performance, strong vocal control and good image.
Grace Heap- Confident performance, great image and good powerful voice.
Toni Boyle- Fantastic closing song, unique vocal sound and a brilliant mash up of songs.
The winning acts from the TeenStar Manchester Area Final showcase will now be performing at the Grand Final on Saturday 19th July at National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, B40 1NT!
Come along and see the best unsigned talent from across the UK!
For your chance to perform in front of music industry judges, enter singing competition TeenStar now!
Alternatively, check out details for nationwide music competition Open Mic UK here, for which the auditions begin in August.
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