Tasya Hodges - Cello
Her talents saw her into three of the most prestigious education establishments in the country the Yehudi Menuhin School for musically gifted children, the highly prestigious St Paul’s Girls’ School and then a four year degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She remembers the great maestro Yehudi Menuhin well: His one thing with me was that he would always say that I was terribly impatient and wanted to get things perfect immediately. He would say ‘relax and enjoy the process of learning’.
Victoria Lyon - Violin
Victoria is one of six children born to a family her father works in marketing - that lived in the West Country. All played string instruments from an early age and all won scholarships to music schools. The Lyon siblings comprised three violinists, two cellists and a viola player. They would frequently play together as a sextet, giving small concerts in country churches or at music festivals. After the RCM, Victoria, then 23, joined the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as its youngest player but her freelan...