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 community groups. 

My Place

Bev Lee Harling and Lucy were commissioned in 2020 by Barefoot Opera to write a series of three pieces - setting stories from local community groups in Hastings UK. This was funded by Arts Council England as part of the Emergency Fund during the COVID pandemic.


Pride Not Prejudice

Bev Lee Harling and Lucy were commissioned by Project Artworks with funding from Historic England to write a new song featuring literary characters and figures from the LGBTQ+ world… this will be premiered online in March 2021.


Barefoot Opera
Community Outreach

Lucy is involved with various community projects with Barefoot Opera. In February 2019, she led the Barefoot Community Choir as part of the awesome Fat Tuesday celebrations. 

As well as co-running The Seaview Project Choir, Lucy will be playing bass in Bloom Britannia, Barefoot Opera’s three-year long community opera project. Performances are in October 2021 in Hastings. Check out the gigs section for details!


 Così fan tutte
Longborough Festival Opera

23rd June - 4th July 2021

Bloom Britannia
Barefoot Opera

October 2021


NZ Opera &
Orchestra Wellington

Lucy is working with NZ Opera and Orchestra Wellington on a performance of her opera Red!

Barefoot Opera

Lucy has been resident bassist and workshop leader with Barefoot Opera since 2014. 

The Seaview Project

Local Hastings group that supports vulnerable adults The Seaview Project. Lucy co-runs the choir with Barefoot Opera.

The Weaver Ensemble

The Weaver Ensemble is a dance, music, theatre group exploring the work of John Weaver. Lucy has arranged some of the music and is the bass player - in baroque costume!

London Gay Men's Chorus
& Military Wives Choirs

Lucy is an arranger for London Gay Men’s Chorus & Military Wives Choirs 

Puppets With Guts

New work coming in 2021 with Puppets with Guts

Longborough Opera

Lucy will be performing with Longborough Opera summer 2021

Supporting Aotearoa New Zealand Composers

Lucy is proud to be a member of SOUNZ and APRA

Lucy Mulgan

Composer, Bass Player and Educator