Lucille Price BMus (Hons) MMus - Saxophone, Clarinet
Lucille graduated from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire with a MMus in Performance and Pedagogy. This came three years after graduating with a BMus (Hons) in Saxophone performance, also from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.
When growing up, Lucille was part of her local Music Support Service, participating in 9 bands that gave her the opportunity to play in prestigious venues, such as the Royal Albert Hall, Symphony Hall and St. David's Hall in Cardiff. Lucille has also played with the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Wales, National Saxophone Choir of Great Britain and National Youth Jazz Reserve Orchestra of Wales.
During her time at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Lucille played in a wide range of ensembles such as the Big Band, Wind Ensemble, Saxophone Ensemble, Thallein Contemporary music ensemble and many Saxophone Quartets. Lucille also performed as part of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Showcase at one of London's major concert halls, St John's Smith Square.
As well as the Conservatoire ensembles, Lucille has performed with many different groups from ska bands to function bands; allowing her to perform at well-known venues such as the Birmingham O2 Academy, the Glastonbudget festival and many other places across the U.K. She is currently the alto saxophonist in a saxophone and piano duo and freelances as a multi-instrumentalist for different musical productions.
Lucille has won many competitions, such as the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Saxophone Prize, The Rollanson Prize and the prestigious Town Hall Symphony Hall Recital Prize, which allowed Lucille to perform a solo recital in the Birmingham Town Hall. During her Masters degree, Lucille achieved a Postgraduate Grant from the EMI Music Sound Foundation, was a Help Musicians UK Postgraduate Award Holder and received a Postgraduate Award from the Tillett and Colin Keer Trusts.
Lucille teaches privately and at all the schools within the Warwick Independent Schools Foundation.