Luke Dollman


Adelaide, Australia



Institution / Orchestra

Elder Conservatorium of Music


Bachelor of Music (Hons)
Master of Music


Luke Dollman has conducted throughout Europe and Australasia, working with orchestras such as the London Philharmonic, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Helsinki Philharmonic, Monte Carlo Philharmonic, Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Halle Staatskapelle, Lausanne Sinfonietta, and all professional orchestras in Australia and New Zealand. In the field of opera he has been a regular guest at the Finnish National Opera, and has also worked for Opera Australia, the State Opera of South Australia, and the Netherlands Opera. Luke is a graduate of the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki and furthered his studies at the Aspen Festival of Music and Accademia Chigiana. He is Senior Lecturer in Conducting at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide. Luke is also a recognised authority in the field of conductor training, and in addition to his conducting class at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, has taught at the Sibelius Academy, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and for the masterclasses of Symphony Services International. He regularly teaches at the Zlin Conducting Masterclass in the Czech Republic together with Prof. Atso Almila from the Sibelius Academy.

Luke speaks English, German and is currently learning Chinese (very slowly!).

A 30 minute session - enough to time look at a specific work, conducting exercises, or review a video.

30 mins

A 60 minute conducting lesson - time to cover some exercises and examine a particular work in more depth.

60 mins

A short initial session to talk online and discuss what you wish to achieve through your conducting studies, and how I may be able to assist you.

15 mins