Yvonne Lewis lives in the Wyesham area of Monmouth and enjoys a diverse career as a pianist, composer and teacher. She is also qualified in Integrated Hypnotherapy and is a licensed N.L.P. Practitioner.
She studied at the Royal College of Music. As a scholar and prize-winner she completed the performer's course studying piano with John Barstow and composition with Timothy Salter.
Yvonne performs as an accompanist and has had many interesting and unusual experiences such as accompanying Principals from the Royal Ballet, Irish Guards(!) and appearing with the 'Big Band' Square One. Yvonne was also musical director of the close harmony group Quintessence.
She currently performs as part of the Isis Duo with Denise Todd (violin) in entertaining and informative programmes which can include anything from Beethoven through to light jazz and movie themes.
Notable performances include: - Massed school choirs in a live BBC Radio Performance of ‘All God’s Creatures’ By Howard Blake. Guildford Cathedral - Suffolk Concert Society: Rachmaninov Series: Sonata for cello and piano (with Louise Davis - Cello) - Isis Piano Trio at Bury St Edmunds Cathedral – 'Trio Elegaic' by Rachmaninov
* * * LATEST NEWS * * * - THE ISIS DUO PERFORMED TO A FULL HOUSE IN NOVEMBER AT WOLDINGHAM HALL, SURREY, AND RAISED AN ASTONISHING Ł1,400 FOR WATERAID! FANTASTIC! - THE CHEPSTOW PIANO ACADEMY RAISED A MAGNIFICENT SUM OF Ł300 FOR THE RSPCA AT THE DRILL HALL, CHEPSTOW THIS MONTH. 25 PUPILS PERFORMED A RANGE OF MUSIC, IN A GREAT FAMILY ATMOSPHERE WITH SOME OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES! - YVONNE HAS RECENTLY COMPOSED 4 SOUND PICTURES FOR PIANO. FIND THE LINK ON HER COMPOSITIONS PAGE - YOU CAN NOW 'FOLLOW' YVONNE BY CLICKING ON THE FACEBOOK ICON ON HER WEBSITE AND 'LIKING' HER PAGE!