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© 2017 by LUKE FAULKNER

About Luke

Born in Shropshire, England, in 1991, Luke studied piano and composition at Chetham's School of Music before attending Christ Church, University of Oxford on an academic scholarship to read Music (2009-12). Whilst at Oxford, he studied composition with Professor Stephen Darlington, and was awarded a bursary to pursue his piano studies with Nicola Eimer at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

 

After graduating Bachelor of Arts with “double” first class honours from Oxford, Luke continued his education at the University of Edinburgh, studying for a Master of Science in Composition for Screen. It was here that he learned about music production and engineering, and graduated top of his class in 2014.

 

Since university, Luke has pursued a career as a composer and recording artist. His original piano compositions and recordings have been published by Halidon (Milan), and Cavendish Music (London), and comprise ten albums to date, as well as a variety of individual releases. Through Cavendish, his compositions have been licensed for use by the BBC.

 

In 2017 Luke was admitted a Fellow of the Royal Schools of Music (FRSM) with distinction, and in 2018 he became a YouTube Official Artist having set up a YouTube channel principally for his compositions the previous year. Altogether, his recordings have been streamed over 30 million times on YouTube, attract c. 150,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, and his independently produced films have featured on Classic FM's various social media pages.