Luke is in high demand as a music director, arranger, vocal coach and accompanist. He holds a Bachelor of Music from the Queensland University of Technology (where he also studied Theatre and Acting), a Masters in Contemporary Music from the Queensland Conservatorium, and trained in music direction at the Tony Award®-winning Goodspeed Musicals (USA).
Highlights as music director include THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT: An Opera For Children (Little Match Productions), A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra), RENT (Queensland Conservatorium), COMPANY and LITTLE WOMEN (Ignatians Musical Society), LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Brisbane Arts Theatre), and SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD (Phoenix Ensemble). He provided arrangements and music direction for nationally-touring cabarets DOLL, COOL BRITANNIA and TEENAGE DREAMS, and is the arranger, orchestrator and music supervisor of Brisbane-penned musical ON THE DOCKS, currently in development.
Outside of musical theatre, Luke has toured nationally with the Underground Opera Company and OperaQ Open Stages, and has music directed the Universal Monsters Live Rock & Roll Show® and the Hogwarts™ Frog Choir for Universal Studios Japan®. As a pianist, Luke has played on various touring productions, performed with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, was official accompanist for the Australian Musical Theatre Workshop and the International Congress of Voice Teachers, and has worked with such celebrated artists as Rhonda Burchmore, Kristin Chenoweth, Philip Quast, and Jason Robert Brown.
Luke also offers repertoire and audition coaching.
To get in contact with Luke, please email firstname.lastname@example.org