Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Singerís prize at Open Mic final
Published 23/01/14



SINGER Totie Southwell won a prize at the national final of the Open Mic UK competition.

She played the piano while performing Holding On, which she wrote, in front of an audience of hundreds at the Birmingham NEC on Saturday.

Miss Southwell, 22, from Aston, was one of 26 acts to perform and although she missed out on the overall award, she received the Future Music Showcase prize in the over-21s category.

She will now have the opportunity to perform in front of some major record labels including Syco, which was founded by X Factor creator Simon Cowell.

Miss Southwell said: ďIt was really good. I was the last person on so it was really nice to be able to close the show. The room was heaving. It was a full house, a really nice crowd with a great atmosphere. It was definitely one of the biggest crowds Iíve performed in front of.Ē

ďI didnít win first, second or third place but I did win the Future Music Showcase award, which means I will get to perform in front of labels like Sony and Syco.

ďThatís really exciting and something Iím really looking forward to.Ē

Thirty-three friends and family made the trip to support her.

Miss Southwell added: ďIt was a lovely experience and it will be good to see what happens at the next stage.Ē


Published 23/01/14

MOST POPULAR
Jobs lost as The Quince Tree closes
Rowing club captain banned after probe
Heartbreak as lambs slaughtered in dog attack
Tributes pour in following death of Ron Needs
Opposing Tesco could be seen as 'snobbish'
Hooded hooligan beheads flowers at 2am
Grandparents inspire Miss Pinup glamour
Do you own a Labrador?
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Happy Birthday Ma'am
Calls for by-election as Cllr switches to Tories
Bake Off winner to appear at Literary Festival
Members back Phyllis Court sports pavilion
Tributes pour in following death of Ron Needs
Red kites shot & injured at local nature spot
HRG councillor defects to Tories
10th On Your Bike challenge raises £4,500
Hooded hooligan beheads flowers at 2am
Jobs lost as The Quince Tree closes
Man apologises for gun drama
Planning chief’s wife opposes neighbour’s plan
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
Allen set to play at fullback in last appearance
Shiplake College pupil to play internationally
Beaumont makes return at world cup
Five-star Henley clinch league title in style
Centre Flynn to make start as Hawks aim to do double
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2013  |  Registered in England number 1418717