Oboist, singer/songwriter, and former featured artist of UMD's Terrapin Record Label, Lydia Rose Consilvio was a soprano in the Christ Church Schola Cantorum while attending Eastman.
Lydia started writing songs in high school and had the opportunity to perform one of them for distinguished songwriter Kara DioGuardi in 2015. She was recognized as a semifinalist in the Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards and received Honorable Mention in UMD’s State Song Lyric Competition in 2018. Lydia later received the Express Yourself Award and Provost Award at the University of Maryland for her song original song, “Give Us Your Vote,” which was recognized for its relevance, clarity, engagement, effectiveness, courage, and sensitivity.
Lydia performed her song “Craving a Heartbreak” with rapper Konshens the MC in a live show at One Love Massive HQ in 2018. She has since performed sets at MilkBoy ArtHouse, the Maryland Food Co-op in Stamp Union at UMD, the College Park Outdoor Performance Series, and Vigilante Coffee Company.
Lydia is currently producing an album which she plans to release in 2021. A distinct feature of her music is the use of oboe and English horn as an underlying texture in the sound. Sometimes she uses an electronic loop station to accompany herself while performing..