Luci Holland is a Scottish (Edinburgh-based) composer and sound artist who composes and produces music and audiovisual art for film, games and concert.

Luci graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an MSc in Composition for Screen in 2014, now working regularly as a freelance composer and with the youth music charity Tinderbox Project, classical music organisation Absolute Classics, and occassionally coordinating artistic interactive seminars and performances as the Edinburgh Game Symposium and with her music-for-media band Mantra Sound.

As a games music composer Luci wrote the original dynamic/responsive music for Blazing Griffin‘s 2018 release Murderous Pursuits, and in 2016 also orchestrated and produced an arrangement of Jessica Curry‘s Disappearing for official release with label Materia Collective. Currently she is also composing bespoke game music tracks for Skyrim mod Lordbound.

Luci also builds and designs interactive sonic art installations – in March 2018 she launched interactive audiovisual experience Refraction with arts producer Cryptic Nights, in collaboration with Tom Sulat, Ross Blair, & Projector Club; and in 2017 Luci presented her custom-built site-specific dynamic sound installation CITADEL for the Hidden Door festival. She was among 8 artistic practitioners selected to participate on Serious Music‘s Learning & Participation career development programme (LEAP), and in February 2019 she visited CMMAS in Mexico as a resident audiovisual artist and spent two weeks exploring digital art & vocal improvisation techniques.

In 2019 Luci joined new classical music station Scala Radio to present The Console, a weekly one-hour show dedicated to celebrating great music in games, and early 2020 became an Ambassador with the Women in Games Ambassador programme. Currently Luci is working on several games, film, and creative music projects and albums, whilst on the lookout for new collaborations, and looking after two pet chinchillas and several plant babies!

Photo credit: Chris Scott