Camden music contest: Music contest TeenStar came to Dingwalls in Camden this weekend to showcase the promising singers on stage in front of industry judges.
The auditions for the music contest TeenStar were judged by a selection of industry experts who have complied feedback for the priority acts that have performed. The line-up of judges for the Camden music contest were:
Camden music contest: See 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.
Bitter Secret – Liked that you added a synchronised performance. As a vocal group you will really have to work on your harmonies as that is the point of being a vocal group to thicken up the vocals and give vocal depth. Click here for advice on the importance of vocal training. At the moment you are just singing different lines or the same lines so start thinking harmonies.
Cameya Kohli – Song choice is very important and if you do a popular song you have a good chance of someone else performing it before you. Click here for more information on the importance of good audition songs. Also remember to keep focused on all the notes throughout not just concentrate on the high notes. Really great effort!
Amaka Okolie – Nice tone and good connection to the song. Need to build your confidence so the more performance the better to help build this. A good vocal coach will be able to assist in improving your vocals to be even better. Click here to find out how to pick the right vocal coach.
Josh Gleaves – Always impresses with his guitar playing and delivery. Have confidence with your own songs and perhaps even mash ups to play around with the cover to make it more individual and original to you click here for more on how to do music covers.
Melody Lavender – You have a lovely tone and a very composed delivery. Remember to use the tone and volume more to work the dynamics more to really drive through the chorus in particular.Click here to improve vocal techniques for singers. Good overall audition!
Indigo – Really important you warm up fully beforehand to show off your vocals to their best potential with that in mind was unclear whether the song choice was the right one for you. Click here for good auditions songs. Felt a little strained and demanded more projection to take it somewhere further. A good vocal coach will be able to assist you to be even better. Click here to find out how to pick the right vocal coach.
Olivia Ward – Clear diction and nice tone. Don’t be frightened to commit more to the performance. You can always use your hands and body language to get into the song more. Click here for more on how to do music covers.
Macy Kearsey – Perhaps a little more development on the guitar. Click here for guitar tips. The more you perform in front of people the better you will get and will help improve confidence overall. Good effort and keep practising and you will continue to improve!
James Harvey – Lovely tone and control, obviously doing a stage number means it lacks a degree of individuality and seeing you as an individual. Click here for more on how to do music covers . Don’t be frightened to get your hands more involved to convey the emotion and express more.
Abi Hudson – Big song to sing which you adapted but perhaps picking a song like that you need to build up your projection to give more impact. Click here for advice on voice projection. Was good that you made the song your own for more on how to do music covers click here.
Abbie Martin – Nice focus as you started getting into the zone nicely. Don’t be frightened to perform more and use your arms, this will help with stage presence and show you connect to the song even more. Click here for more on facial expression and gestures while singing for a few tips.
Sanakan Rajkumar – Need to be a little bit more original click here for more on how to do music covers. Also a good vocal coach will be able to assist you to be even better vocally and in particular projection and extending your range.
Vic & Adam – Try and support each other vocally more with more harmonies to really thicken up the vocal. More practice will help you delivery the performance more exactly. Also a good vocal coach will be able to assist you to be even better vocally and in particular tuning, projection and extending your range. Click here to see vocal coach - how to pick the right vocal coach.
Santiagio – Really lovely you did it in a foreign language however as a result we couldn’t relate to the lyrics. It may have been an idea to consider your audience and mix it up a bit. So just have a Spanish breakdown for part of the song. This would have also added to the originality. Click here to see how to do music covers .
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