Lucy Melvin



Lucy is the Founding Director of Chamber Players; Solo recitalist and 2nd violinist with the Callia Quartet. Venues include: National Portrait Gallery, Conway Hall, Dr Johnston’s House, Fammington Barn, The Thames Tunnel. Recent collaborations with composer Thomas Hewitt Jones led to 3 commissions of his work. Premieres of which took place in 2020 and throughout 2021.

Violin teacher at 3 secondary schools in South East London, and occasional features writer for Music Teacher Magazine, Lucy is passionate about bringing the joy of learning an instrument to young musicians. She has also curated outreach performances aimed at Primary School pupils: The Toy Symphony and Around The World in 40 minutes. 

Always creative with how to bring music into peoples’ lives, even during lockdown, Lucy was able to keep performances going by setting up a concert series in her street, called Live-Stream on The Green. 

Thankfully audiences have returned to indoor venues again, and Chamber Players seems more valued than ever, so please keep an eye out for future  events,  Callia Quartet concerts, and if anyone reading this has any suggestions about how Chamber Players might venture further afield, please do get in touch.