Live Performance and Technical
Before becoming a musical director Luke appeared in the orchestra pit in various productions with various theatre groups playing Keyboard and Drum Kits. At the age of 17 Luke took on his first role as musical director for South Wight Youth Theatres production of Half a Sixpence at Shanklin Theatre. In this capacity Luke developed skills in teaching, leading and conducting. Since that time Luke has also musical directed big shows including West Wide Story and Rock Nativity.
The production of West Side Story which Luke Musical Directed was awarded a shield for the most outstanding youth production of 2014 in the south eastern region by NODA.
In 2017 Luke wrote "Jack and the Beanstalk, A New Musical" Written especially for children in Key Stage 2-3. The plot follows the traditional story featuring 9 original song with a full script. This was first performed by a summer school group ran by Luke and his Musical Theatre Team. Since then Luke has also written "Robyn Hood" A gender changed version of Robin hood and "Peter Pan" following the traditions story.
The Pianoforte is Luke's primary instrument, for many years Luke has played regularly at events including marriage ceremonies, funerals, wedding receptions and other private functions. Luke finds himself more than comfortable in these environments.
Currently Luke has a flexible rehearsed set lasting up to 5 hours with a various genres including: classical, jazz, musical theatre showtunes and easy listening pop from the last 50 years. Luke can also sing and accompany himself on the piano for various songs if required
If a venue does not have a piano, Luke can provide a KORG stage piano instead.
"@LukeMulhern you played at our wedding, 6 April 2013 and were amazing :) #AlbertCottage"
Feedback on twitter from a 3 hour solo piano set.
Luke has much experience as a musician and has a high level of skill in Keyboard, Vocals, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Percussion, Drum Kit, Ukulele and Mandolin, ideal for musical productions or for session work. Luke also has the ability to record backing tracks in his multitrack recording studio, dependant on the requirements.
Light & Sound Technician
As a team we are familiar with setting up and running various PA systems, operating mixers and connecting various inputs to a sound system. We are equipped to hire for productions small and large.
Luke is highely experienced in lighting design and sound engineering for a variety of productions including: small and large scale live music events, plays, musical theatre and conferences.
Luke is also a competent AV operator with experience of many types of screens and projectors.
We have a broad knowledge of sound and light systems and equipment and are therefore perfect to deliver training in how to use equipment or to recommend new systems or upgrades for your venue.
|Panto Pandemonium Summer School||Newport Primary School||Event Organiser||August 2019|
|Jesus Christ Superstar||Rhoose Village Hall, South Wales||Sound, Light, Stage Management & Front of House||May 2019|
|Eric Peters UK Tour||Grace IOW||Sound & Light||October 2016|
|One Acre Festival||One Acre Festival||Sound, Light & Artist Liaison||August 2015|
|SNAP Disco||Ryde Arena||Technical Manager & Artist Liaison||November 2014|