Manchester singing 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 singing contest Open Mic UK!
Manchester singing competition
NEXT AUDITION VENUE:
Studio 25, Manchester
Judging the Manchester singing 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.
Zara – Very confident start to the show, strong vocals and great use of the stage.
Mya Lloyd – Great image, nice use of the stage, working on your mic techniques would enhance the performance even more.
Charlotte – Unique performance with the dancers and well done for persisting on.
Millie Mae Hill – Strong vocals, great performance and confidence showed well on stage.
Erin Leah – Strong vocals, great performance and good stage work.
Jake – Great vocals and guitar skills, happy delivery.
Bobbi Macintyre – Confident vocal performance, don’t forget you can use all of the stage!
Ellie Howell – Good use of the stage with the dancers and strong image, remember to project your voice.
Laura Cook – Nervous at start but the vocals were strong as you got into it, a good performance.
Talia Monnickendam – Good original song, strong performance and confident delivery.
Patrick Wilde – Great image, confident delivery and got the crowd going.
Jake Harper – Great image, good vocals and positive performance.
Amelia Benoit – Beautiful performance, brave to do opera and good vocal control.
Alex Rose – Confident performance of a difficult strong, good vocal control.
Skye Marsh – Great image, nice vocal range, maybe try an upbeat song for next time.
Livvy K – One to watch! Strong vocal, clear diction and a great performance.
Olivia Farley – Lovely image, well thought out performance and good vocals.
Keira Swift – Superb performance, stronger towards the end, very confident.
Loxie – Strong group performance, great image, and more harmonies could enhance your performance.
Tia Butterworth – Excellent vocal performance, nice to see an original song.
Tamara – Great performance, strong vocals, keep practising you have buckets of potential.
Verity Kinnon – Great performance and nice vocal tone.
Georgia Richards – Uplifting performance, good use of the stage, nice vocal range.
Beth Tomkins – Beautiful tone and vocals, pitch perfect.
Dami – Strong vocals, superb image and a great performance.
Aimee Lea – Outstanding vocals, good keyboard skills, what a brilliant way to end a show.
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.
TEENSTAR CHAMPIONS 2017!
TeenStar have crowned Annabel and Scandalous Productions the overall 2017 winners!
TeenStar Champions: The national singing and dance competition TeenStar has found its latest winners! Joining a long line of prestigious …
TEENSTAR PRIZE WINNERS
Judges’ Top Scores and Sponsor Prize Winners Announced
The TeenStar 2017 Grand Final prize winners and judges’ top scores have been revealed! The national singing and dance competition TeenStar Grand Final took …
MUSIC COMPETITION OPEN MIC UK 2017 AUDITION DATES RELEASED
Music competition auditions dates for Open Mic UK 2017 have been announced!
Open Mic UK have announced their music competition auditions dates for Open Mic UK 2017! The Open Mic UK music …
TeenStar audition dates now released!
TeenStar audition dates are now released! TeenStar, the UK’s only competition exclusively for pre-teens and teenagers, have now released their audition dates! And new for this year it’s also open …
RACHEL ANN CROWNED TEENSTAR CHAMPION!
Future Music has crowned Rachel Ann as the overall winner of TeenStar 2015.
TeenStar Champion: The national singing competition TeenStar has found its latest winner! Joining a long line of prestigious …
MUSIC BUSINESS – TEENSTAR GRAND FINAL JUDGES’ TOP SCORES
Music business judges’ top scores from the 2015 TeenStar Grand Final.
Music Business: The TeenStar singing competition Grand Final’s judges’ top scores …
AWARD WINNERS – TEENSTAR GRAND FINAL WINNERS
2015 TeenStar Grand Final award winners.
Award Winners: The TeenStar Grand Final took place at The NEC in Birmingham on Saturday 25th July. The TeenStar grand finalists performed in front of a …
Music competition auditions for Open Mic UK 2016 are announced!
Open Mic UK have announced their music competition auditions dates for Open Mic UK 2016! The Open Mic UK music competition auditions will be hosted at 15 …
DANCE COMPETITION TEENSTAR 2017 NATIONAL GRAND FINAL FEEDBACK
Industry Judges Feedback from the Dance Competition National Grand Final
Dance Competition: Industry judges have provided feedback for the acts who competed at the TeenStar Grand …
MANCHESTER DANCE CONTEST
Industry judges Manchester dance contest feedback.
Manchester Dance Contest: Industry judges have provided feedback for the acts competiting in the TeenStar North West and Scotland Area Final dance contest. The …
YORKSHIRE DANCE CONTEST
Industry judges Yorkshire dance contest feedback.
Yorkshire Dance Contest: Industry judges have provided feedback for the acts competiting in the TeenStar North East Area Final dance contest. The industry judges …
LONDON DANCE CONTEST
Industry judges London dance contest feedback.
London Dance Contest: Industry judges have provided feedback for the acts competiting in the TeenStar London Area Final dance contest. The industry judges have …
Industry judges dance contest feedback.
Dance Contest: Industry judges have provided feedback for the acts competiting in the TeenStar Midlands Area Final dance contest. The industry judges have provided singing and dance …
YORKSHIRE DANCE COMPETITION
Industry judges provide feedback for the TeenStar Yorkshire dance competition.
Yorkshire Dance Competition: Industry judges have provided feedback for the acts competiting in the TeenStar Yorkshire dance …
LONDON DANCE COMPETITION
Industry judges provide feedback for the TeenStar London dance competition.
London Dance Competition: Industry judges have provided feedback for the acts competiting in the TeenStar London dance competition. …
SCOTLAND DANCE COMPETITION
Industry judges provide feedback for the TeenStar Scotland dance competition.
Scotland Dance Competition: Industry judges have provided feedback for the acts competiting in the TeenStar Scotland dance …
PLAYING THE GUITAR
How to use dynamics when playing the guitar.
Playing the Guitar: Dynamics are essential when playing the guitar as they help to spice up your playing, and also your songwriting. Using dynamics when playing the guitar …
Information on The Voice auditions.
Voice Auditions: The Voice is a British television talent show created by the BBC. There are two stages to The Voice auditions; the producers' auditions and the blind auditions.
TALENT COMPETITIONS – DEVELOPING CHILDREN’S VOCALS
Ways in which talent competitions can be used to help a child’s development.
Talent Competitions – Developing Children’s Vocals: Many singers choose to enter …
SINGING AUDITIONS – TIPS FROM MUSIC INDUSTRY JUDGES
Pointers on how to impress music industry judges at singing auditions
Singing Auditions – Tips from Music Industry Judges: Here are some pointers on how to impress the judges …
NETWORKING TIPS FOR SINGERS
Networking tips for the music industry
Networking Tips for Singers: Networking is the opportunity to speak and connect with people who you may have never had the chance to before. For musicians it’s an …
MUSIC PERFORMANCE TIPS FOR SINGERS
Tips to improve your music performance
Music Performance Tips for Singers: Being able to deliver a good music performance can often be something that sets your performance out from the rest. It’s …
SONGS TO COVER – MAKING A COVER ORIGINAL
How to choose songs to cover and make original when performing
Songs to Cover – Making a Cover Original: When songs to cover you want to stand out and be remembered, a good way of doing …
PERFORMING AS A SINGER
Tips on performing for singers.
Performing as a Singer: Performing is one of the most important parts of being a singer. Although the voice is important, knowing how to entertain your audience through your …