Working both as a composer for orchestras, film, documentaries and installations, and a solo guitarist, Lee Westwood is a versatile musician who loves to experiment and explore.
He has headlined festivals with some of the UK’s most recognisable guitarists and folk musicians, and toured extensively throughout the UK and Europe with the Songline-nominated band, Dizraeli & The Small Gods. He is currently touring and recording with the experimental trio Le Juki.
Lee’s music has been supported and commissioned through organisations including Arts Council England, PRS Foundation, LSO Soundhub, Sound and Music, Making Music, Composit New Music Festival, John Armitage Memorial Trust, University Of Sussex and Cheltenham Composer Academy. He has also released a book of selected works for guitar.
Although largely self-taught, Lee is currently studying with towards his Doctorate at the University Of Sussex. Through his ongoing work in education, Lee has run workshops, masterclasses, lectures, seminars and private tuition for institutions such as University Of Sussex, University Of Cyprus, Aldeburgh Young Musicians, Chalice Wells Trust, Prince’s School Of Traditional Arts, Cumnor House School and Access To Music.
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