Lydia Kenny

Lydia is a saxophonist and actor-musician. 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 saxophone, clarinet and wind band at Gloucestershire Academy of Music.

Lydia has recently gained a first-class BASc degree in Arts and Sciences at University College London (UCL), writing her final year dissertation on "Activating Climate Action Through Music" with supervisor Dr Kat Austen.



Cheltenham Music Festival: Schools Concert: Soloist

Cheltenham, UK

8th July 2022

Festival Saxophone en Mouvement

Poitiers, France

3-8 August 2022

Glazunov Saxophone Concerto

Memorial Concert celebrating the life of Wes Duggan

Cheltenham, UK

25th September 2022

GAM 40th Celebration Concert: Soloist

Pitville Pump Room, Cheltenham, UK

16th October 2022

Lydia is also an advanced actor-combatant, theatre director, and audio creative.