Lucy Landymore - Percussionist
Lucy Landymore is an award winning multi-percussionist, specialising in drum kit, Vibraphone, Marimba and Latin percussion. She is in high demand across the UK and Europe, performing alongside the likes of Pharrell Williams, Hans Zimmer, Gabrielle Aplin, Guthrie Govan, Johnny Marr, Myles Sanko, Stewart Copeland, Igudesman & Joo, and many more.
Her musical interest spans many genres, ranging from Pop, Jazz and Classical through to Latin American music. In Summer 2016, Lucy played percussion for the Hans Zimmer Live Arena tour, playing 38 performances of works including The Dark Knight, Lion King, and Interstellar.
She performed on Latin percussion alongside Steward Copeland for the performance of his album Orchestralli. In the last year she has often performed as a guest lead percussionist and drummer with Igudesman & Joo.
Lucy regularly performs with various DJs, including High On Heels, in prestigious venues across London and Europe and most recently, a live show with the original cast of Jersey Boys.
Together with percussionist Angela Hui she formed OctaDuo. They perform original music across London and the UK, incorporating a multitude of instruments and styles.
Lucy performs solo recitals and is also very passionate about Salsa, Samba, Locking and Breakdance.
EDUCATION AND CLASSICAL PERCUSSION
Lucy Landymore was offered a full scholarship from Soirée d’Or to attend the Royal College of Music, where she studied percussion under David Hockings, and drum kit under Ralph Salmins. In her second year, she won the RCM Concerto competition and performed Zivkovic’s Tales from the Centre of the Earth concerto for multi-percussion and marimba with the RCM Symphony Orchestra.
After winning the percussion category of the 2010 BBC Young Musician of the Year, Lucy was asked back to perform at the opening of the 2012 BBC Young Musician of the Year.
She regularly plays in venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Hammersmith Apollo and the Royal Opera House. As a soloist, she performs recitals across the UK in venues such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, BBC Hoddinott Hall, Ely Cathedral and Kettles Yard, to name a few. In 2013, she appeared on the SkyArts TV program Michael Parkinson: Masterclass where she took part in a master class with Evelyn Glennie.