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Luke Newby is a South African clarinettist and workshop leader who is passionate about the role of music in the community. 

As the 2018/2019 Wigmore Hall Learning Trainee Music Leader, Luke experienced a huge range of co-created community music projects and currently works as a freelance workshop leader in schools, carehomes and community settings with organisations such as Turtle Key Arts, The Benedetti Foundation and Camde Music Service..

Luke is a founding member of the Sounding Cities duo and has worked as a guest artist with BCMG NEXT. 

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our musical landscape and you can read more about how I have responded to it with the Come and Create band and as the Creative Facilitator on the Music for Life residency.