Loz Kaye has been leading MLGC as Musical Director since 2013. He has wide experience as choir leader, choral arranger, composer, musical director, sound designer and vocal teacher. He has led community choirs both in the UK and in Denmark. As a composer he particularly specialises in theatre music, having provided scores and soundtracks to some fifty productions.
He is particularly associated with visual theatre company Horse and Bamboo, Huddersfield-based Dark Horse and mask theatre company Thalias Tjenere. In musical theatre, his credits include musically directing the Danish premiere of Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens which explores the subject of HIV/AIDS. His music has been heard all the way from Nashville, Tennessee to Okinawa, Japan. He has also composed choral, chamber, orchestral and electronic music.
He has also taught widely including at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, Salford University, GITIS Scandinavia Drama School and headed the LAB experimental music programme in Aalborg. His ex-students can be seen everywhere from the stage of the Norwegian National Theatre to the hit TV series Game of Thrones.
His energy is legendary, his enthusiasm infectious, his taste eclectic.
Loz has also been a long time LGBT+ activist, firstly in the fight against Section 28. This has led to a wide range of political activity: he often appears in the media discussing civil liberties and digital rights issues.
He's a proud gay dad and adoptive Mancunian.