Lydia studies the saxophone with Lara James, and has had masterclasses at The American Saxophone Academy and the UK Saxophone Course. Lydia is thrilled to be joining the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Committee on the Status of Women Mentoring Program 2021–2022, mentored by
Dr. Holly De Caigny.
Lydia achieved a high distinction in her LRSM in saxophone performance (2019). She was Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year 2018, winning both the Hewitt-Jones trophy and the Carducci audience prize. She was a finalist at the Two Moors Performance Platform 2017, and a National Finalist in the Rotary Young Musician 2015, after winning the Regional Final.
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
Cheltenham Everyman, 12th June
Glazunov Saxophone Concerto
Memorial Concert celebrating the life of Wes Duggan.
September tbc, Cheltenham.
Capriol Chamber Orchestra 2016
Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra November 2019
Capriol Chamber Orchestra 2019
Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra 2019
Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra 2018
Solo recitals include:
Cheltenham Music Festival solo recital,
Three Choirs Festival,
Chapter Arts Recital.
Theatrephonic Anniversary Episodes (Theatrephonic 2021)
Climbing Frame (Gecko 2020)
Evenfall (Andrew Heath 2018)
Warp and Weft (Andrew Heath 2019)
Music for Miniatures - Theatrical Chamber Music tours of The Nutcracker, and All Aboard the Gingerbread
Hands and Feet - Tap dance and instrumental cross-genre arrangements with Luc Bailey
UCL Jazz Society - Phineous Bar House band; live music concerts at Bloomsbury Theatre
UCL Live Music Society - musician, musical director and arranger; live music concerts at Bloomsbury Theatre
UCL Musical Theatre Society - musical director, band swing
University College London Symphony Orchestra
Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra
Three Choirs Community Opera
Gloucestershire Youth Chamber Orchestra (Inspire)
Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra
Four of Spades String Quartet