Kizzy Lumley-Edwards is an eighteen-year-old soprano from Whittington in Shropshire. They were awarded a Music Scholarship to Oswestry School at age seven and later a Music Scholarship to Ellesmere College where they sang with four choirs, including in St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican and St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. They have won over thirty Vocal Solo competitions in UK festivals and came 2nd at Llangollen International Eisteddfod 2018.
In 2018, Kizzy joined RNCM’s Junior Conservatoire. They have been a member of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain for five years and have recently been accepted into the National Youth Choir and its Chamber Choir.
Their involvement with the Whittington International Chamber Music Festival started in 2014 when they played the violin as part of the Young Musicians ensemble, aged 11. They were absolutely delighted to be involved in the festival again in 2021, singing at the “After Show Party” with the professional musicians.
Kizzy has now been attending the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama since the autumn of 2021 to study a BMus degree in Music Performance (Voice). During this time they have achieved a professional placement as a Soprano 1 in the BBC National Chorus of Wales.