Biography

Lydia is a classical soprano singer originally from Wellington, now residing in Manawatu, New Zealand.

In addition to performing at venues and events around New Zealand, she also teaches piano and singing lessons both privately and at a music centre.

Over the past decade Lydia’s singing has been featured in events such as, TVNZ’s “Find a Star” Contest, Brother Christmas Spectacular, Christmas in The Hutt, Hutt City Sports Awards, David Dell’s “Around The Piano”, Choral Federation Anthem Choir (During the Rugby World Cup NZ), The Salvation Army’s album “It’s a Wrap 3”, “A Night At the Garibaldi”  in Wellington and the Hutt City ANZAC services.

She has performed at many community events such as the Kilbirnie Festival, Belmont Spring Festival, Ashley Park Festival and is a regular performer at community social groups, resthomes and retirement villages, weddings, birthdays, and various other functions.

Lydia first began taking singing lessons as a teenager under the tuition of Magdalena Darby, then was trained by Sister Marie Winefride until 2015.