Saxophones and Violin
Next saxophone performance: Glazunov Concerto with Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra
30th November, 7.30pm at Pershore Abbey
Lydia was Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year 2018, winning both the Hewitt-Jones trophy and the Carducci audience prize. She studies the saxophone with Lara James, having previously studied at Gloucestershire Academy of Music under Wes Duggan. Lydia took her Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music in July 2019 having obtained DipABRSM Distinction on saxophone in 2017. She was a finalist in Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year 2017, Two Moors Performance Platform 2017, and a National Finalist in the Rotary Young Musician 2015, after winning the Regional Final.
Include Glazunov Concerto (Capriol Chamber Orchestra 2016, Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra November 2019), Debussy Rapsodie (Capriol Chamber Orchestra 2019, Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra 2019), Schulloff Hot-Sonate (Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra 2018).
Notable performances include: Cheltenham Music Festival solo recital, Three Choirs Festival, Carducci Festival, Chapter Arts Recital
Violin (grade 8+)
Gloucestershire Youth Chamber Orchestra (Inspire), Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra, Cantilena Orchestra, Three Choirs Community Opera 2019.
Narrator for children's concert series with Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra, Shoulder to Shoulder (Croome Court National Trust), School of Music Live! (Cheltenham Music Festival, Cheltenham Literature Festival, Bath Children's Literature Festival). She has performed at the Cheltenham Music and Literature Festivals, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Aberdeen International Youth Festival, Carducci Festival, Brighton Theatre Royal, and the 2018 International Youth Day Conference in Illorin, Nigeria.
Evenfall (Andrew Heath 2018)
Warp and Weft (Andrew Heath 2019)