Luke Carver Goss is a composer & performer who writes for and performs with unusual and regular instrumental combinations. He writes and performs regularly with poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan. Their group The Ian McMillan Orchestra has toured the UK and has featured on The South Bank Show. Together, they co-curated Sage Gateshead's first Words & Music Festival. The centre-piece of this was Homing In, a work for gigantic instrumental and vocal forces. Their most recent piece together is a new carol, A Single Snowflake, a commission from Chester Cathedral. Luke has also worked with several touring bands, including The Angel Brothers, The Devil’s Violin Company, Tea Hodzic Trio and Szapora. Luke’s music includes commissions for Black Dyke Brass Band, Tredegar Town Band, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Symphony Orchestra and the London Sinfonietta. He was a composer for the Cultural Olympiad and his piece Pure Gold: A 4x4 Relay was broadcast on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 3.