Luke Byrne


Background: Born Sydney. Studied Sydney University. A.Mus Piano.

Gondwana Choirs: Junior Gondwana 2008–09, Gondwana Singers 2010, Gondwana Chorale 2010–14. Chorale tours: North Coast, New Zealand, Four Winds Festival, Europe; Chorale recording and Jandamarra (2014). SCC & GNICC: Pianist & conductor, 21st Anniversary Concert; Mahler Symphony No. 8; Chorus Master: The Two Towers; Mirror and Heritage in Song. Composer-in-Residence, SCC 2012

Other Experience: Hamlet, Belvoir St; The Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, Sydney Festival & Company B; The World’s Wife, MTC. Green Room nomination: MD, Assassins 2013. Assistant MD: Australia Day Concerts, Shanghai World Expo. Children’s Chorus Master: Christmas Capers, Opera Australia. Regular pianist/conductor, Sydney Philharmonia VOX. Commissions: Between the Sea and Sky, Phoenix (MLC); multiple works for Moorambilla Festival incorporating Sydney Youth Orchestras, Sydney Brass, Synergy Percussion and Taikoz; Sydney Philharmonia 2015

Recordings: Musical Supervisor/MD Sunday in the Parke, Compositions (Tyran Parke); Quambatook (John Williamson). Piano and vocals: The Hatpin

Acknowledgement of Country
Buruwan Elegy
Desert Sea
Storm Bird
Travelling Companion
The Number One Train
Vision of the Future
Wise Men Three