London based freelance violist, violinist and teacher. Orchestral and chamber music performer.
I have had the pleasure of working with Lucy for many years now on a variety of projects. As well as being a great violinist and violist, able to play a great range of repertoire (orchestral, chamber and solo), she is always passionate and professional, friendly and hard-working. I always enjoy working with her.Felicity Eleri Cliffe 20 April 2017
Lucy is an exceptionally talented musician. She is a versatile and commendable performing - equally versed on both viola and violin. Lucy is extremely hard-working and dedicated. An absolute joy to work with.Isabelle Jones 1 December 2015
Great musician, lovely person
Lucy is a terrific viola player, with a solid, professional attitude. It has been excellent having her play with LYS.
A Music Graduate from the University of York, Lucy gave both solo and chamber recitals as part of her degree. In addition she was in the University of York Symphony, Chamber and Sinfonietta orchestras having held the principal viola position in all of these. Performing highlights in York included the solo viola part of Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis at the University of York's 50th anniversary ceremony at York Minster, numerous performances with the Chimera new music ensemble and solo viola in James Whittle's Remains of Elmet. Lucy has played in many pit bands ranging from West Wickham Operatic Society to the Drama Barn and a collaboration with the New York Ballet Company at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley. Lucy is also an experienced teacher of violin, viola and music theory. Currently a Bromley Youth Music Trust licensed teacher, she also takes private pupils of all abilities including beginners. She worked at the Purcell School for Young Musicians in the 2014-2015 academic year and also coordinated the outreach projects for this school. A keen community musician, Lucy has led early years, introduction to instruments, violin series and music for pupils with additional needs workshops in York. Lucy has forged close partnerships with Harmony Cafe customers as the music coordinator and performer for three years at the monthly event for Dementia sufferers and their families. Lucy's playing has taken her on tours to many European countries such as Finland, Hungary and Spain and she regularly plays at the Minehead Festival. Recent performances have included Mahler 9 with the Ullyses Symphony Orchestra and principal viola with the Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra.
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