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Careers in Music: Cydonie Banting

As one of our regular features we’re looking at what former pupils are currently doing with their music and this post is all about Composer Cydonie Banting.

Left Cams Hill: 2010

Currently: studying for a Masters in Composition at the Royal Academy of Music, London.

Path: After studying as a clarinettist on the Hampshire Specialist Music Course at Peter Symonds College, she studied music at Oxford where she graduated with a first class honours degree. Cydonie is a composer whose pieces of music have been performed by groups including the BBC Singers, the Cavaleri Quartet, and Oxford’s Ensemble Isis.

Here is one of her compositions:

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Careers in Music: Meg Lawrenson

As one of our regular features we’re looking at what former pupils are currently doing with their music and this post is all about Singer/Songwriter Meg Lawrenson.

Left Cams: 2013

Currently: Freelance Song Writer. Performing Artist. Collaborating with Southampton studio, Purple Square Studios.

Path: Two years BTEC Musical Theatre, A’ Level Dance, A’ Level Communications & Culture and the Extended Project at Barton Peveril

News: She is working hard performing and releasing her own music. Her latest, “Drive On By”, is an acoustic blend of Shed Seven meets Alanis Morissette. Lyrical narrative, pop melodies and pleasing hook lines make this one of those tracks you just play over and over. Listen to it here:

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