Lydia Kenny

Lydia is a saxophonist, actor-musician, advanced actor-combatant and theatre director. Lydia studies saxophone with Lara James, and will be studying on the Guildhall Artist Masters Programme with John Harle as a Guildhall Scholar from September 2022. 


Lydia is thrilled to be one of nine saxophonists on the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Committee on the Status of Women Mentoring Program 2021–2022, mentored by Dr Holly De Caigny, developing a project on Music and Joy. 


Lydia teaches at Gloucestershire Academy of Music.

Lydia is currently studying for a BASc in Arts and Sciences at University College London (UCL), writing her final year dissertation on Music and Climate Action with supervisor Dr Kat Austen.



Company by Stephen Sondheim.

Directed by Lydia Kenny and Maddie Dunn

University College London, 26th-28th May.

Musical Theatre in Concert

Conducted by Lydia Kenny

University College London Musical Theatre Society

University College London, 29th May.

Betty Blue Eyes


Stroud, 9th-18th June

The Dreaming


Cheltenham Everyman, 12th June

Glazunov Saxophone Concerto

Memorial Concert celebrating the life of Wes Duggan

Cheltenham, September tbc

Lydia is looking forward to launching a platform for Joyful Music Making this Spring.