Troy Antunes has been a part of the music Industry for over 30 years and has worked with some of the most successful artists as a Musical Director, Musician, Vocal Coach and Producer, including; Justin Timberlake, NSYNC, BackStreet Boys, Ciara, Tim McGraw, DMX, Gloria Estefan, Blue, Atomic Kitten, Aston Merrygold, Anastacia and Foxes to name a few.
Having performed in front of audiences as large as 400,000 people, such as his performance in Canada for the S.A.R.S. benefit concert, Troy is no stranger to the stage or the camera. He has done countless US TV Shows, ranging from David Letterman to Pay Per View & HBO Live performances. His TV credits also include; The Voice 2018, The Grammys, The American Music Awards, MTV Music Awards, MTV Video Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Nickeledeon Teen Choice Awards, Saturday Night Live, Jay Leno, Top Of The Pops, ITV Girls Aloud Xmas Mania, RTE Your A Star, The Brits.
As a producer Troy aka “HighSkool Skinny” can deliver any genre of music and works, but his passion is for Rock Music. He has had multiple chart releases internationally.
As a vocal coach his ability to get the best out of the vocalist in the booth is unprecedented and he approaches each session with patience, knowing that it is only a matter of breaking things down and setting ones performance to muscle memory before he gets what both him and his client are looking for.
Troy believes in giving as much of himself as he can while always being mindful of the fact that he is not the star but a great person for support.
Open Mic UK provides contestants with the chance to perform in front of music industry and entertainment judges, including A&R from the three major record labels, with judges becoming more prestigious as the competition progresses.