Click here to check out Open Mic UK

Previous Winners

SOUTHAMPTON/PORTSMOUTH SINGING COMPETITION FOR TEENAGERS - Feedback for the TeenStar 2013 Southampton/Portsmouth auditions!

Southampton/Portsmouth singing competition for teenagers, TeenStar has provided music industry feedback for singers at the Southampton/Portsmouth TeenStar auditions, which took place at Ferneham Hall. The 2013 auditions for the Southampton/Portsmouth singing competition for teenagers, TeenStar, saw the best teenage singers, songwriters and solo artists from Southampton/Portsmouth 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 Southampton/Portsmouth singing competition for teenagers had a lot to play for!

Judging the Southampton/Portsmouth singing competition for teenagers were international singer Rosalind Fountain, Sam Black from Vocademy, Express FM presenter David Gates, and Head of Future music Chris Grayston.

Southampton/Portsmouth singing competition 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.

SOUTHAMPTON/PORTSMOUTH SINGING COMPETITION FOR TEENAGERS – Pre-Teen category

Anjeli Diack – Nicely sung. Look to improve your vocals by projecting more.

Double Trouble – As a vocal group it’s essential you work on building harmonies into your song. Need to practice a lot more too as you forgot the words on occasions.

Isabelle Parsons – Good eye contact. A little powerhouse!

Samuel Jones – Samuel has a nice tone but need to work on projecting more and remember to take your hands out of your pockets.

Lucy Simmonds – At only 7 one of the youngest we’ve seen. Was very nervous but can see the potential.

Kaytee – Need to try and relax more as you were very stiff.

Katie Tyler – Again would say work on the projection and song choice, the song was too big and demanding for you at this stage.

Charlie May – Confident and already thinking about image. Just watch your tuning on occasions.

Devin Jade – Great to see you playing as well as singing but need to work hard at being confident at performing and giving eye contact as at the moment you are looking down at your guitar too much.

Cerys Willis – Vocally one of the strongest today. Try and focus now on adding more of a performance with more intensity of engaging with your audience.

Victoria Liszka – Lovely tone to your voice. I’d love to hear you sing something more contemporary - perhaps sticking to the folky essence of the song you have done today.

Hameem Kahn - Need to slow down a bit as it came across too rushed.

Beth Turner – A confident and committed performance. Just take care with the transitions between notes they can become sometimes too static rather than smooth.

SOUTHAMPTON/PORTSMOUTH SINGING COMPETITION FURTHER FEEDBACK FOR TEENAGERS – Pre-Teen category!

Megan Eneas - Try and pick a less popular song otherwise of course you run the risk of other people doing the same song and also being compared to the original singer which is hard to compete with. Lots of power. Be careful with tuning in parts.

Lucy Summers – Well sung. Would like to hear you sing something more contemporary.

Lauren Barker – Try and engage more with your audience.

Denielle Pimlott – Well sung - just watch your timing at some points.

Rosie-Mae Driscoll – Good song choice. Perhaps would have sped it up a little to help with the flow.

Jade Moore – Nice vocal. Need to give more expression to your performance.

Charlotte Neal – Nice tone to a lovely song choice.

Laura Keane – Nice rasp to your vocal.

Freya Huntingdon – A very nervy start. Doing more performances will give you greater confidence.

Merci – Good to see the performance in the audition. Possibly work with a vocal coach on the song as it was too big for you at times and you struggled to keep up with the notes.

SOUTHAMPTON/PORTSMOUTH SINGING COMPETITION FOR TEENAGERS - Enter Now!

All successful acts from the 2013 TeenStar auditions will be performing at the TeenStar 2013 Regional Finals at Ferneham Hall on Sunday 14th April.

Come along to the Regional Finals to see the best unsigned talent in Southampton/Portsmouth!

Don’t miss out on the Southampton/Portsmouth singing competition for teenagers! You can enter TeenStar now.

Click below for more news

Join us on

   Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest

TeenStar News

  • TEENSTAR AUDITION DATES NOW RELEASED!


    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 …

    Read More...
  • RACHEL ANN CROWNED TEENSTAR CHAMPION!


    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 …

    Read More...
  • AWARD WINNERS – TEENSTAR GRAND FINAL WINNERS


    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 …

    Read More...
  • MUSIC AUDITIONS


    MUSIC AUDITIONS

    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 …

    Read More...
  • RECORDING STUDIOS IN ESSEX


    RECORDING STUDIOS IN ESSEX

    A.T. Music Group recording studios in Essex is announced as TeenStar’s partner!

    Recording Studios in Essex: TeenStar, the national singing competition specifically for teen and pre-teen singers has announced A.T …

    Read More...
  • MUSIC STUDIOS IN LONDON


    MUSIC STUDIOS IN LONDON

    Samurai Sound music studios in London is announced as TeenStar’s partner!

    Music Studios in London: The national singing competition TeenStar has announced Samurai Sound as their regional music studio partner for …

    Read More...
  • SONGWRITING CONTEST


    SONGWRITING CONTEST

    Future Music have launched a brand new Songwriting Contest for UK songwriters.

    Songwriting Contest: New for 2015, Future Music is launching a Songwriting Contest to find the best songwriters in the UK. The Songwriting …

    Read More...

Feedback

  • BIRMINGHAM DANCE COMPETITION


    BIRMINGHAM DANCE COMPETITION

    Industry judges provide feedback for the TeenStar Birmingham dance competition. 

    Birmingham Dance Competition: Industry judges have provided feedback for the acts competiting in the TeenStar Birmingham dance …

    Read More...
  • LIVERPOOL DANCE COMPETITION


    LIVERPOOL DANCE COMPETITION

    Industry judges provide feedback for the TeenStar Liverpool dance competition. 

    Liverpool Dance Competition: Industry judges have provided feedback for the acts competiting in the TeenStar Liverpool dance …

    Read More...
  • KETTERING DANCE COMPETITION


    KETTERING DANCE COMPETITION

    Industry judges provide feedback for the TeenStar Kettering dance competition. 

    Kettering Dance Competition: Industry judges have provided feedback for the acts competiting in the TeenStar Kettering dance …

    Read More...
  • BRISTOL DANCE COMPETITIONS


    BRISTOL DANCE COMPETITIONS

    Feedback is provided to acts who took part in the TeenStar Bristol dance competitions. 

    Bristol Dance Competitions: Industry judges have provided feedback to the Late-Teen category of the TeenStar Bristol dance …

    Read More...
  • BRISTOL DANCE COMPETITION


    BRISTOL DANCE COMPETITION

    Industry judges provide feedback for the TeenStar Bristol dance competition. 

    Bristol Dance Competition: Industry judges have provided feedback for the Mid-Teen category of the TeenStar Bristol dance competition. …

    Read More...
  • BRISTOL DANCE CONTEST


    BRISTOL DANCE CONTEST

    Industry judges provide feedback for the TeenStar Bristol dance contest. 

    Bristol Dance Contest: Industry judges have provided feedback for the Pre-Teen category of the TeenStar Bristol dance contest. The industry …

    Read More...
  • HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SINGING VOICE


    HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SINGING VOICE

    Advice on how to improve your singing voice at the Late-Teen TeenStar Camden Regional Final.

    How to improve your singing voice: Music industry judges have provided advice on how to improve your singing voice for …

    Read More...
  • SINGING TIPS FOR BEGINNERS


    SINGING TIPS FOR BEGINNERS

    Singing tips for beginners from industry judges at the Pre-Teen TeenStar Camden Regional Final.

    Singing tips for beginners: Music industry judges have provided singing tips for beginners for the Pre-Teen category …

    Read More...

Advice for Unsigned Singers

  • PLAYING THE GUITAR


    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 …

    Read More...
  • VOICE AUDITIONS


    VOICE AUDITIONS

    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.

    The …

    Read More...
  • NETWORKING TIPS FOR SINGERS


    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 …

    Read More...
  • MUSIC PERFORMANCE TIPS FOR SINGERS


    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 …

    Read More...
  • SONGS TO COVER – MAKING A COVER ORIGINAL


    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 …

    Read More...
  • PERFORMING AS A SINGER


    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 …

    Read More...

Social Network Feeds