Lizzie Roberts

Lizzie Roberts

Born and raised in South Wales, Lizzie began studying the violin at the age of 7 later taking up a place at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Junior department where she studied under Kathryn Hardman and was the recipient of various prizes. At a young age she showed great interest in performance, this was developed through working with many different orchestras including the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain and the National Youth Chamber Orchestra of Great Britain.

After being awarded the Morfydd Owen String scholarship, she began studying music for a BMus Hons degree at Cardiff University studying the violin under Kathryn Hardman and Lowri Porter. During her final years at University as well as leading numerous orchestras under the baton of John Hugh Thomas and Mark Eager, Lizzie worked with Welsh National Youth Opera on a commissioned project as part of a string quartet. Lizzie then went on to study at Postgraduate level at the Trinity Laban conservatoire of Music and Dance studying violin under John Crawford as a TCL Scholar.  Lizzie continued her studies at The Royal College of Music studying with Gaby Lester at Masters Level.

Lizzie is a keen orchestral player and has been invited to play with many orchestras throughout the UK including Welsh Sinfonia, St. Pauls Sinfonia, Mozart Symphony Orchestra, Amadeus Orchestra, Kantanti Ensemble, Outcry Ensemble, Cardiff Bach Orchestra, YMSO, St. Endellion Festival, Orchestra Pro-Musica Uganda, Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra, Opera Lyrica. Her love of playing does not end there Lizzie is an active chamber musician and plays with various groups on a regular basis including Liquid Strings Quartet, Trio and Duo, Apollo Strings Quartet and Blue Topaz quintet. She has recently finished a tour on the West End with Lord of the Dance.

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