Luca’s music tuition started with piano (5), then violin (9) and she started composing her own songs at 14. She received the degree BA (Music) from the University of Stellenbosch in 2013, majoring in Music Technology and receiving a number of merit bursaries throughout her studies.
As member of various orchestras from a young age, she performed alongside renowned musicians such as Joshua Bell, Priya Mitchell and Daniel Rowland, and toured Vienna, Hungary, Slovakia, The Czech Republic and Germany on several cultural tours.
Her violin-guitar duo Luma won the prestigious Maties Talent competition in 2011, performing their own original gypsy and flamenco compositions. In 2016 Luca released the album “Ebb & Flow”, containing 5 of her own songs which she self-produced and recorded. She won the second place in the Barleycorn songwriting competition in 2016 and 2017, and has performed with the likes of Hatchetman, Crimson House, Gerald Clark, Mr Cat and the Jackal, Ann Jangle and Arno Carstens, to name a few.
Other work: freelance recording engineer, producer and composer; freelance violin teacher