Virtuoso cellist and composer Laura Reid brings her musical inspirations to the DJ Derek Stage at Wilkswood Roots Reggae 2019.
Based in Dorset, Laura studied Music at Newcastle University. She then gained a distinction in Indian Classical Music Performance at Trinity College and completed an MA in Composition at City University in 2006. Laura’s compositions have been performed by Ensemble Eleven and members of London Sinfonietta at LSO St. Lukes.
Laura’s eclectic career has encompassed many styles of performance. She has collaborated with singer songwriter Kathryn Williams, with audio visual artists The Light Surgeons, The Matinee Orchestra (Arable Records) and with Maximo Park (Warp Records). Laura has also performed on Later with Jools Holland, and for the BBC4 production, Folk Brittania.