Neil Luck

PhD Composition

Neil Luck is a composer, performer and director. His practice-led research focuses on the relationship of experimental music-theatre to other interdisciplinary art forms.

He has written for a range of soloists and ensembles in the UK and abroad, and presented work at music venues, festivals and galleries internationally including the ICA, Kings Place, Whitechapel Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate Modern, LSO St. Lukes, BBC Cut&Splice festival, in Lithuania and Denmark as part of their Capital of Culture celebrations, the Tokyo Experimental Festival, and on BBC Radio 3.

As a curator and producer Neil has organised a number of events and festivals which reflect his interests in live performance. This has included Notations and The Voice and Nothing More in collaboration with Sam Belinfante at the Slade Research Centre, a mini festival held in an Old Police Station with squib-box, 2 festivals festival of interactive and participatory live art at the Tate Britain, several radio series’ for Resonance FM, and many more smaller gigs and happenings.

Neil is the founder of the music-theatre ensemble ARCO, and co-founder of squib-box alongside Adam de la Cours and Federico Reuben.


Neil holds a full WRoCAH Scholarship

Supervisor: Bill Brooks