Meet ISPA's 2017 Sweden Fellowship Program participant Lucy Rugman!
Lucy is a freelance clarinettist and creative music practitioner. She regularly performs with many of the leading orchestras in Sweden such as the Royal Opera in Stockholm and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. She also currently holds a long contract playing Phantom of the Opera in Sweden’s most prominent theatre, Cirkus. Lucy has a wealth of experience as a creative music practitioner working in different health care settings, from hospitals to Special Educational Needs schools. Lucy has been a lead artist for Yehudi Menuhin’s internationally renowned charity Live Music Now! and still regularly travels to the UK where she is a lead artist for UK based charity, Jessie’s Fund. Lucy helps children with Special Educational Needs and disabilities to tap in to their creativity through music. She also facilitates school teachers to work with music alongside their students, allowing more understanding, communication, development and creative learning.