Swedish cellist Lydia Hillerud is currently active as a chamber musician and cello teacher across London. With her clarinet trio, Tritium Trio, she has been a chamber music fellow at the Royal Academy of Music, a winner of the Isaacs/Pirani Trio Prize, Harold Craxton Prize and the Audience Prize at St-Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Music Competition. Their CD of English Clarinet Trios will be released by Prima Facie Records in 2018.
Lydia is in high demand as a cello teacher across London, where she teaches for London Music Masters, as well as teaching on the Primary Years Programme at Centre of Young Musicians. She has also been involved in the development of the charity Play for Progress’s newly founded music programme for unaccompanied refugee minors. She is also an avid arranger, having had her arrangements for string & cello ensembles played around UK, as well as across Scandinavia.