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SHEFFIELD SINGING CONTEST FOR TEENAGERS - Feedback for the TeenStar 2013 Sheffield auditions!

Sheffield singing contest for teenagers, TeenStar has provided music industry feedback for singers at the Sheffield TeenStar auditions, which took place at Sheffield City Hall. The 2013 auditions for the Sheffield singing contest for teenagers, TeenStar, saw the best teenage singers, songwriters and solo artists from Sheffield and its surrounding areas take to the stage in their bids to impress a music industry judging panel and capacity crowd. With a place in the TeenStar 2013 Regional Finals up for grabs, the contestants who took part in the Sheffield singing contest for teenagers had a lot to play for!

Judging the Sheffield singing contest for teenagers were Stuart Slater from Slater Drum School, Ian Griffiths from Resound Media, Dan Worrall from Dan Worrall Recording Studio and Aubrey Robinson from Harmony Music School.

Sheffield singing contest for teenagers: 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 TeenStar, 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.

SHEFFIELD SINGING CONTEST FOR TEENAGERS – 13-15 category

Angels in Chaos – Nice blending and harmony. Well done guys.  (Like the name)

Saskia – Aim for a greater sense of performance. Nice voice.

Lilly - Try to present your work with more assurance. Not all pitches exact.

Hayley Collins – Mature delivery. Some energy here but watch pace.

Lauren Bennett – Not sure about song choice but should be enough to go through

Leony Hilton - Nice rhythmic control. Smooth voice. Suited the image too…

Tilly Jackson  - Nice voice, but for me lost a little momentum with interpretation.

Stephany Pickering - Guitar work affected the delivery just slightly. Perhaps concentrate on vocals? Use backing material?

Esmi - Slipped initially but recovered – good performance.

Marlie – Great voice and delivery acapella.

Gracious -  Liked the potential of the voice, but needs to be presented with greater confidence. Try to get some more experience.

Ebony – Aim for more assured speed control. Clear ability evident – now work on confidence when performing.

Lucia – Very nervous – this affected your performance today. Stick at it….

Kimberly – Better luck next time..!

SHEFFIELD SINGING CONTEST FOR TEENAGERS – 13-15 category

Felicity - Something there, but did not ignite….

Grace – Lovely voice. Make sure you give consideration to image to suit the style.

Megan – Individual performer. Not sure about the song choice though….would like to see again after some further work.

Ellena - Strong voice. Liked it - individual and colourful. Well done.

Laura – Well known song choice – interesting interpretation in some phrasing. Good dynamic shape with rhythmic groupings too….

Jennifer – Small technical slips with guitar continuity needed adjustment. Nice voice.

India – Not convinced about intonation in places.  Some promise here, but further work required.

Aylsha – Nervous today. Aim for greater engagement also.

Grant - Give closer attention to the accompaniment. Unamplified electric guitar not strong enough. Liked the voice.

Rumbi – Strong vocal there. Like the range and expression.

Rosie – Try to be ready with your equipment initially, but you warmed into a fairly good performance. A little fast.

Chloe and Libby – try to engage with the audience guys. Clearly able but room for more assurance. Harmonies well thought out.

Natalie – Strong and confident in projection. Well done.

Ope – Mostly secure technically and watch breathing. Rap not always clear. Something there though – you did not nail it today but happy to take a risk here…

Hazel – Try to present you work with confidence, even with a cold!

SHEFFIELD SINGING CONTEST FOR TEENAGERS – 13-15 category

Tilly – There is a voice there, but song choice acapella took a while to get going.  Aim for more engagement also.

Lilly – Projection and composure. Attention to image also suited the style.

Bethany - Interesting interperetation. This was a considered piece.

Simone – You warmed into this. Smooth and sultry. Fairly confident today.

Aly – Secure vocals. Body language was ‘ in' the music.

Shannon – Not quite there today. Try to get more experience, but some nice aspects to your singing.

Emily – Needs more confidence. Stalled on this occasion but see you next time…keep going!

Chloe – Nerves affected performance. Just a little tentative.

Megan – Liked the voice, and performance was generally confident.

Samantha - Long introduction in a short audition. Lovely voice though and interesting in delivery. Quite an emotional presentation.  Watch intonation.

Heather – Resonant, individual and assured. Quite like the interpretation of the song.

Connor – Give thought to image.  Need to develop experience and presence, but good promise…

Shalikah – Image and presence. Just some hesitations and slips technically.

Kayleigh – Tiny bit tentative, and small breathing slips. Some nice vocal parts.

Christina – Smooth and controlled.

Brad – Great work.  Liked it.

Nancy - Liked the image and overall style. Vocals fine. Guitar out of tune…..

Karla May - Long introduction for a short audition but very good. Well done.

Elisia  - Quirky but loved it!

Anna – Projected well, but watch pulse, pace and don’t forget to engage a little more with the audience.

Mia – Just a little fast (nerves?) but lovely voice and technically fine in the main.

Brandon – Great potential. Tentative in delivery though and a little less certain in places.

SHEFFIELD SINGING CONTEST FOR TEENAGERS - Enter Now!

All successful acts from the 2013 TeenStar auditions will be performing at the TeenStar 2013 Regional Finals at Sheffield City Halls on Sunday 31st March.

Come along to the Regional Finals to see the best unsigned talent in Sheffield!

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