BIOGRAPHY

Welcome to my page! I am a New York City-based organist, collaborative pianist and composer.

Here you'll find my recordings, compositions, résumé, and contact info. I am available for concerts, auditions, lessons, recordings, and other performances!

A native of France, Luka Marinkovic is a pianist, composer, and arranger based in New York City, active in opera and musical theatre. He studied composition and piano at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music most recently with Norman Krieger, Claude Baker, and Sven-David Sandström. He has studied at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, the IRCAM electronic music center in Paris, France, and performed in masterclasses with pianists Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Richard Goode, and Lars Vogt. He served as music director for the IU University Players theatre company and principal pianist for the Grammy-nominated IU Singing Hoosiers. He has accompanied rehearsals for the Atlanta Master Chorale, NOTUS contemporary vocal ensemble, and the IU Ballet department. He placed second in the nation in the 2015 MTNA Senior Composition Competition, and gave a TEDxYouth presentation entitled Putting the "Music" Back into "Classical Music", exploring the misconceptions surrounding classical music. Luka currently works as a French-teaching musician with Bilingual Birdies, a bilingual music and language program in New York City.

Outside of music, his interests include French translation, having translated owner's manuals for Colibus electric vehicles; and physics research, having co-authored a paper on non-Newtonian liquids in the Physical Review E journal.

Luka Marinkovic and Eric Nelson

Atlanta Master Chorale, November 2018