Luke Carbon

Baritone Saxophone

Luke Carbon is a freelance woodwind multi-instrumentalist currently based in Melbourne. He graduated from the Queensland Conservatorium where he studied under Diana Tolmie on a Sir Samuel Griffith Scholarship and was awarded the Ross Peters 4MBS Chamber Music Prize. He was awarded First Class Honours from the University of Melbourne under Paul Dean, where he was a finalist in both the chamber and concerto competitions, and has spent the last two years studying under David Thomas at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM). For his exploration of third stream music in 2015 Luke was awarded the ADFAS Melbourne Prize for Outstanding Program in an ANAM recital. He has appeared with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria, and his theatre credits include West Side Story, Nice Work If You Can Get It, and The Sound of Music. Luke is the founder and organiser of the popular Brisbane chamber music and improvisation series Paint it Red, now in its fourth year. He has appeared as soloist with the Melbourne Metropolitan Sinfonietta and the Peter de Jager Festival Orchestra, and has been recorded on clarinet and saxophone for radio and television broadcast for the ABC, the MBS networks, and triple j.