Lucy Portrait

Lucy comes from a Cornish family and grew up in Dorset.  Falling in love with music at St. Antony's Leweston School she took up singing lessons at age 12.  She studied singing with Jane Fenton, a wonderful teacher who gently nurtured her talent.  Entering solo competitions in the South West she was frequently awarded first place.
Lucy was Head of Schola Cantorum under Jane Stein, with whom she also studied music, and is responsible for much of her musical enthusiasm.
After gaining a place to study at Trinity Colege of Music with Hazel Wood, Lucy moved to London.  Here she was selected to sing in the prestigious TCM Chamber Choir under Stephen Jackson.  Under Stephen's baton Lucy twice sung at the Academie Internationale de Chant Chorale in Parthenay, France and in competition in Tolosa, Spain.  She has enjoyed singing under world class conductors including Leonard Slatkin at the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms, Sir Andrew Davies in Westminster Cathedral for the 75th Anniversary of the BBC Symphony Chorus and Sir Charles Mackerras at the Royal Festival Hall.
She gradated from TCM with the highest mark in the vocal faculty, and a first for her final recital. 
After graduating she undertook part time study and work for the next two years completing two advanced diplomas in Concert Singing and Opera respectively at Birkbeck, University of London.
Lucy was offered a place to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and graduated as a Master of Music, passed with Distinction.
Lucy gave a recital of Poulenc and Ravel for the City of London Festival in their 'Art of French Song Series 2007', and a recital of Schubert and Reichardt entitled 'Goethe and the Lied' in their 'Art of German Lied Series 2008'. Lucy also gave a recital of Debussy at LSO St. Luke's for their LSO Discovery Friday Series.
All recitals kindly accompanied by Lara Dodds-Eden, currently studying for her Fellowship at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama..
Lucy has sung the role of 'The Queen of the Night' from The Magic Flute at the Barbican and worked as a workshop leader for the Barbican Big Sing, as part of the Mostly Mozart Festival.