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What our devs have to say:

Dev Scheme participant Kristina Surma is playing a violin. It is a candid shot of her playing in action.

Auditioning for LMTO’s Dev Scheme was the best decision I made, a month after moving here from Ukraine. I’ve been a part of Chess at Drury Lane, and Audra McDonald and Scala Radio Christmas Live at the Palladium, among others.

As a Dev I was warmly welcomed, and LMTO helped me to integrate into the industry. I collaborated with so many different people and I have a mentor who helps me to improve my professional skills and to develop my career.

Thanks to LMTO and the Dev Scheme, it became easier to start from scratch as a person and musician in a new country.

Kristina Surma
Violin

Dev Scheme participant Louisa Kataria poses in front of a blue background. She is stood at a 3/4 angle, looking to the side, smiling and proudly holding a saxophone.

Discovering Sitz was a lifeline at that point in my education – a year later, and I had made my West End debut with LMTO playing for Scala Radio Christmas Live at the London Palladium, and, thanks to connections through my mentor, had ‘sit-ins’ with industry professionals at both Mary Poppins and Frozen.

The Dev Scheme has led to opportunities to perform at Wembley Arena, as well as do my first professional run of a musical. LMTO has opened the door into the industry for me.

Louisa Kataria
Reeds

LMTO Dev Scheme participant Honor Halford-MacLeod on stage receiving applause. She has just conducted Bonnie & Clyde in the West End

Over the last year I have been assistant musical director on a west end show, played on a west end cast album, MD-ed two off west end shows, and am currently MDing a tour. I know that participating in the dev scheme has helped me massively with taking on these projects, giving me the skills and qualities to do so, and also providing me with a support network of my mentor and the wider players, and also a wonderful community of people who are on the journey with you! I have learnt and grown so much throughout the scheme!

Honor Halford-MacLeod
Keys player and Musical Director

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