Liz Lenten is the company administrator for Strada. She began working in the role in August 2021.
Liz has worked in various roles in the music industry for over 30 years. She has managed artists including Eliza Carthy (MBE), Shane MacGowan, Brian Nash (Frankie Goes To Hollywood) and Galia Arad.
Liz is also a musician & music teacher, and has been touring, writing, recording and performing since she was 16. She teaches vocals, music theory and guitar;, is a commissioned composer for choirs, large community events, BBC outreach and has conducted the London Mozart Players and Hull City of Culture 2017 New Music Biennial opening concert.
Since re-starting her band Auburn in 2012 has recorded 4 albums, in Nashville with Grammy Nominated producer Thomm Jutz to critical acclaim, gaining great reviews, extensive airplay worldwide, selling over 10000 units. She tours regularly with her band ‘Auburn Acoustic’ and performed live at E Entertainments showcase in New Orleans.
Liz mentored for DTi ‘New Deal for Musicians’ and lectures in ‘music industry’ at UEL, Bishops Grosseteste University, Stamford College and Leeds School of Music and was Lincolnshire lead facilitator/area leader for the governments ‘Sing Up’ project. She also delivers prescriptive music sessions for the NHS, for patients with mental health issues.
In 2022 Liz was awarded a BEM (British Empire Medal) on HM The Queens New Year’s Day Honours list, for Services to Music.