Saxophones and Violin
Lydia studies the saxophone with Lara James, and has had Masterclasses at The American Saxophone Academy and Saxophone Summer Course UK. 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.
Glazunov: Concerto (Capriol Chamber Orchestra 2016, Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra November 2019)
Debussy: Rapsodie (Capriol Chamber Orchestra 2019, Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra 2019)
Schulhoff: Hot-Sonate (Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra 2018).
Solo recitals include: Cheltenham Music Festival solo recital, Three Choirs Festival, Carducci Festival, Chapter Arts Recital.
Theatrephonic Anniversary Episodes (Theatrephonic 2021)
Climbing Frame (Gecko 2020)
Evenfall (Andrew Heath 2018)
Warp and Weft (Andrew Heath 2019)
Hands and Feet - Tap dance and instrumental cross-genre arrangements with Luc Bailey
UCL Jazz Society - Phineous Bar House band; Rhapsody live music concerts at Bloomsbury Theatre
UCL Live Music Society - musician, musical director and arranger
UCL Musical Theatre Society - musical director
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