Lucinda Dunne is a recent graduate of the Royal College of Music, where she studied both saxophone and clarinet under professors Kyle Horch and Janet Hilton. She previously studied at Chetham’s School of Music with Andrew Wilson. In 2012, Lucinda reached the woodwind category final of BBC Young Musician of the Year and also attained her DipABRSM in piano performance.
She has gained orchestral experience playing with groups such as the National Youth Orchestra, Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra, and Orchestra Vitae, performing at notable venues including The Sage Gateshead, St John's Smith Square and Royal Festival Hall. Lucinda debuted as a soloist with the RCM Student Film Orchestra and performed Benson’s ‘Aeolian Song’ with the RCM Wind Ensemble, conducted by the Head of Woodwind, Simon Channing. She most recently performed as a soloist with the Portobello Orchestra in March 2018 with Weber's Clarinet Concerto (No 1). Lucinda also enjoys doubling and being part of pit orchestras for musical theatre. Some shows Lucinda has recently performed in include Top Hat, Sweet Charity, Thoroughly Modern Millie, West Side Story, Bugsy Malone and Guys and Dolls.
She has also taken part in masterclasses with saxophonists Frank Timpe, Lars Mlekusch, Kenneth Tse, Gerard McChrystal and Arno Bornkamp and attended the Laubach saxophone course in summer 2015. Lucinda enjoys performing as the tenor player of the Kumori Quartet, as the clarinettist in the jazz group David McTea and the Swinging Magpies and as alto saxophonist in the Aeolos Duo with guitarist Craig Carri.