Luke Whitlock

A male alumna, with glasses, wearing a dark blue jumper and a black coat, performing on a classic piano, with a wooden panelled background.

Composition Faculty
Master of Music in Composition (MMus)
Luke is a Master of Music 2002 graduate from the RCM, a composer, orchestrator and educator, and BBC Radio 3 Producer.

Luke studied for his Master of Music in Composition (MMus) in Composition for Screen with Joseph Horovitz, Miguel Mera and David Burnand. After graduating, he became Chamber Concerts Co-ordinator at the Royal College of Music between 2002 and 2004, and during his PGCE study the year after, he was a music tutor at Dartington College of Arts and Exeter College. He is now a composer, broadcaster and music educator.


Luke has orchestrated a Hollywood film, released several albums and had his music broadcast around the world. He is a BBC Radio 3 Producer, has produced over one hundred editions of Composer of the Week, as well as editions of The Choir, Opera on 3, and the Sunday Feature, and is Lead Producer for Radio 3’s Diverse Composers Project. He also presents for In The Studio on the BBC World Service. He has taught at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and gives lectures in various universities across the UK relating to diversity in classical music, and broadcasting. 

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