Lucy is a composer, songwriter, arranger, educator and bass player from Aotearoa NZ, living in the UK.
Lucy performing Ride of the Valkyries with The Flaming Galahs
at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016 (yes, that is a kazoo)
Lucy intertwines classical contemporary music with jazz sensibility and a sense of humour. She loves working with words - writing for and working with children, vulnerable adults and other community groups.
Lucy is a New Zealander working in the UK. Her music has been performed by NZOpera, BBC Philharmonic, NZSO, Orchestra Wellington, Barefoot Opera (UK), Northern Sinfonia and broadcast on BBC Radios 3&4 (UK) , BBC World (TV) and Concert FM (NZ) and Radio NZ. She is a regular arranger for the London Gay Men’s Chorus and Military Wives Choirs.
She is a founding member of jazz punk group DOLLYman and has performed as a bassist with Barefoot Opera, Longborough Festival Opera and Blackheath Halls Opera.
Lucy has a PhD in Composition from University of York (UK) and a Diploma in Jazz Performance from Massey University (NZ).