BIOGRAPHY

Luke is a working freelance drummer based in Suffolk, UK. He graduated in 2016 with a Degree in BMus (Hons) Professional Music Performance from the Academy of Contemporary Music, where he studied under Pete Riley (Republica, Guthrie Govan), Frank Tontoh (Amy Winehouse, Craig David), and Toby Drummond (Wicked, Billy Elliot, Lion King, Chicago, Jersey Boys).

 

Current work includes: musical theatre work with both Amdram and professional theatre companies including playing at the Edinburgh Fringe in August, 2019 (see theatre credits below); live performances with Function/Party Band work and band work crossing a wide variety of genres, dep work, studio recordings, and radio performance with bands; and private drum tutoring.

 

Theatre Credits

Shrek the Musical (Viva! Arts and Community Group - The Maltings, Ely)

Peter Pan Pantomime (In-house Production, Director: Marcus Romer - Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds)

A Slice of Saturday Night (Viva! Arts and Community Group - Edinburgh Fringe, Greenside @ Royal Terrace)

Sister Act (Viva! Arts and Community Group - Edinburgh Fringe, Greenside @ Royal Terrace)

Legally Blonde (Suffolk Young Peoples Theatre - Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds) 

Sister Act (Viva! Arts and Community Group - St Andrews Church, Soham)

A Slice of Saturday Night (Viva! Arts and Community Group - Ross Peers Sports Centre, Soham)

Cabaret (CON East - CON East, Bury St Edmunds)

Grease (Spotlight Productions, Hinchingbrook School Performing Arts Centre, Huntingdon)

Chicago (Viva! Arts and Community Group - Kings Theatre, Newmarket)

Aladdin Pantomime (Centre Stage Company - Haverhill Arts Centre, Haverhill)

Sleeping Beauty Pantomime (In-house Production, Director: Karen Simpson - Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds)

Children of Eden (Voice Squad - All Saints Church, Bury St Edmunds)

 

Footloose (Suffolk Young Peoples Theatre - Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds) 

 

Spamalot (CON East - CON East, Bury St Edmunds) 

 

Sister Act (Spotlight Productions, Hinchingbrook School Performing Arts Centre, Huntingdon)

 

The Producers (Irving Stage Company - Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds)

 

Dick Whittington Pantomime (In-house Production, Director: Karen Simpson - Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds)

 

Godspell (CON East - CON East, Bury St Edmunds)

 

Les Misérables (Runnymede Drama Group - Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking)

 

Beauty and the Beast Pantomime (In-house Production, Director: Karen Simpson - Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds)

 

Made in Dagenham (Lost For Words Theatre Company - Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking)

 

The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Waterloo East Theatre, London)

 

Grease (Epsom Ewell High School, Surrey)

 

Oliver (Runnymede Drama Group - Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking)

 

Just So (Lost For Words Theatre Company - Nomad Theatre, East Horsley)

 

The Wedding Singer (Epsom Ewell High School, Surrey)

 

We Will Rock You (King Edward VI School, Bury St Edmunds) 

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"Luke is a consummate professional.  He is a pleasure to work with and is always happy to go the extra mile, and to do the preparation required to get the quality polished final result.  Luke is an asset to any production and I wouldn't hesitate to work with him in the future."

 

Paul Schofield - (Three Pin Productions, Ruthie Henshall)

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