Soloist Lucy Heeley

Type of post: Orchestra news item
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Posted By: Anne Briggs
Status: Current
Date Posted: Mon, 19 Sep 2022
Lucy will be joining us on November 19th at the Winding Wheel in the Arutiunian Trumpet Concerto.
Lucy started playing cornet at school at 7, joined a training brass band shortly after and was soon playing regularly with various local brass bands. Lucy's trumpet playing began at age 11 and at 12, she was given the opportunity to join Chesterfield Symphony Orchestra. She spent 4 years with the orchestra and age just 13 years old, she achieved distinction at grade 8 trumpet. At 14, Lucy joined Carlton Main Frickley, the Yorshire Championship Section Band, on her cornet, playing at prestigious concerts and competitions, including two national finals at the Royal Albert Hall. At age 15, Lucy performed as a solist with the Elbland Philharmonie Sachsen Orchestra in Riesa, Germany, playing the Haydn Trumpet Concerto alongside musicians from all over the world.
Lucy has been the Principal Cornet of the National Children's Brass Band and a member of the National Youth Brass Band,
In 2022, Lucy was asked to join the Grimethorpe Colliery Brass Band in time for their cocerts in Switzerland performed Brass Off Lived. 
Lucy is Principal Trumpet for Sheffield Philarmonic Orchestra and a member of the City of Sheffield Youth Orchestra with whom she has toured to Germany.
Lucy is delighted to be back with Chesterfield Symphony Orchestra to play the Arutiunian Trumpet Concert.