Luba Tunnicliffe studied with Jacky Woods at Junior RAM, where she won the concerto prize, and with David Takeno and Pavlo Beznosiuk at the Guildhall School of Music, graduating with a first class honours degree and winning the Max and Peggy Morgan Award with the Bartók Viola Concerto. She has performed recitals at the Royal Festival Hall as part of the Martin Musical Scholarship Fund series and at St John's Smith Square as a Park Lane Group Young Artist. In June 2016 she made her début as concerto soloist with the Philharmonia Orchestra.
Her flute, viola and harp trio, the Pelléas Ensemble, won first prize in the 2016 St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Music Competition and the 2015 British Harp Chamber Music Competition. It made its Wigmore Hall début last November in the Tillett Trust Young Artists' Platform and appeared in the PLG Young Artists Series this April.
In 2014,Luba was chosen to be on the LSO String Scheme; since then she has played with the OAE and the Britten Sinfonia. She has also appeared twice on BBC Radio 3's In Tune, with Hannah Watson and with the Pelléas Ensemble.
Luba has been the grateful recipient of many awards including from the Stephen Bell Charitable Trust.
*See the panel on the right for details of her concert in the 2017 LDSM festival.