LUCY BAKER - VIOLINIST

Lucy began playing the violin aged three and went on
to be awarded a first class Bachelors Degree with Honours from the Royal
College of Music, where she held a scholarship from the age of 13. As a soloist
she has broadcast on Classic FM and performed internationally in the
Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Centre for Performing Arts in Tel Aviv and Mirabell
Schloss in Salzburg.
In the U.K. Lucy was Recommended Artist for Making
Music 2015-16 with the Moricosta String Trio and Martin Roscoe, and has
performed concerti in the Cambridge Music Festival, Bath Abbey and the Oxford
Sheldonian. She is First Violinist in the BBC Philharmonic and regularly works
as Guest Principal with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra
and Manchester Camerata.
Lucy studied with Igor Oistrakh, Hermann Krebbers, Ani
Schnarch, Itzhak Rashkovsky and Jan Repko, and is now a Associate Teacher of Violin at
the University of York. She also holds a Master of Music Degree with
Distinction from the RNCM and University of Manchester, for which she wrote her
dissertation on the violin concerti of Karol Szymanowski. She has also been the
recipient of Awards from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, KPMG/Martin
Fund and Help Musicians U.K.. During her studies Lucy won the Ian Stoutsker
Violin Prize and the Kathleen Long Chamber Music Prize at the Royal College of
Music, and the Hirsch Chamber Music Prize at the Royal Northern College of
Music. Lucy also attended IMS Prussia Cove as a Scholar and was invited back to
the prestigious Open Chamber Music sessions.
A passionate chamber musician, she has given numerous
recitals with the Moricosta String Trio, notably performing as part of the
Manchester Midday Concert Series at the Bridgewater Hall. She will also perform
twice as part of the BBC Philharmonic's chamber music series.


lucybakerviolin@gmail.com