Composer Lydia Jane Pugh

Composer Lydia Jane Pugh

Hailing from Guernsey, Channel Islands UK, Lydia is a young up-and-coming composer specialising in choral and chamber music. She studied for a BA in Music at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, and subsequently received an MA from Leeds College of Music in Composition. Her music has been performed and recorded by several prominent professional groups, including ‘The Spires Philharmonic Chorus’, ‘The Ebor Singers’ and ‘The Australian Boys Choir Vocal Consort’. Her music’s universal appeal has lead to performances across the world, including the UK, Europe, Australia and the USA. She has been a finalist for the ‘National Centre for Early Music’s Young Composer Award’, ‘Songdoor International Songwriting Competition’, ‘Australian Boys Choir Choral Composition Competition’, and most recently the ‘Maurice Ravel International Composing Competition’. In 2015 Lydia was selected to take part in the Composers Workshop at the Charlotte New Music Festival in North Carolina, USA, which resulted in commissions and live premieres of a new works for ‘The Great Noise Ensemble’ and ‘The Beo String Quartet’ respectively. Alongside composing and arranging Lydia works as a vocal coach and professional singer.


Choral Music