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Musical Theatre

Layla plays a variety of instruments - clarinets, saxophones, bassoon and flute. She studied all 4 instruments at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she received a Distinction in a Masters in Music Performance. As well as playing as a soloist, Layla particularly enjoys doubling and playing in a variety of shows in London and Derbyshire. Most recently, she played reed 2 with the 22-piece London Musical Theatre Orchestra for Lucie Jones Live at the Adelphi.

Arnold: Concert No. 2 - Layla Allen, clarinet & Daniel King-Smith, piano
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Schulhoff: Hot-Sonata - Layla Allen, alto saxophone & Yukiko Shinohara, piano
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The London Hornstars
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Layla plays baritone saxophone with the Big Band The London Hornstars.  Playing funk, jazz and soul music for functions and parties in and around London

Chamber Variations

Layla is a founding member of Chamber Variations, a doubling quartet that plays everything from beautifully classical duets/trios/quartets to jazzy saxophone music.

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