Lucy is a New Zealand composer, songwriter, arranger, educator
and bass player living in the UK

Lucy performing Ride of the Valkyries with The Flaming Galahs

at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016 (yes, that is a kazoo)

About Lucy

Lucy intertwines classical contemporary music with jazz sensibility and a sense of humour. She loves working with words - writing for and working with children, vulnerable adults and other community groups. 

Lucy is a New Zealander working in the UK. Her music has been performed by BBC Philharmonic, NZSO, Northern Sinfonia and broadcast on BBC Radios 3&4 (UK) , BBC World (TV) and Concert FM (NZ) and Radio NZ. She is a regular arranger for the London Gay Men’s Chorus and Military Wives Choirs.

She is a founding member of jazz punk group DOLLYman and has performed as a bassist with Barefoot Opera, Longborough Festival Opera and Blackheath Halls Opera.

Lucy has a PhD in Composition from University of York (UK) and a Diploma in Jazz Performance from Massey University (NZ). 


“Mulgan looked to more spiritual horizons, using delicate, otherworldly textures, tinctured with gleaming  colours and bravely expressive glissandi.” 

Cape Reinga. NZSO

—  New Zealand Herald

Lucy Mulgan

Composer, Bass Player and Educator