英国作曲家、指挥卢长剑，天津音乐学院作曲系系主任、天津市千人计划入选者、天津大剧院木兰童声合唱团高级班的指挥。牛津大学学习古文（拉丁文，希腊文，哲学）本科毕业。在牛津时师从作曲家Robert Saxton。英国南安普顿大学博士毕业了，师从作曲家Michael Finnissy。2013年至2014年他在中央音乐学院指挥系当高级进修生师从陈琳教授。2013年在北京交响现代乐大奖赛获得了第三名，而在北京音乐厅他的交响乐作品“地支”为青岛交响乐团所演出。卢长剑近期委约作品包括：辛辛那提音乐学院青年大提琴家方义嘉邀约的大提琴与钢琴二重奏、躬耕书院邀约的童声与弦乐队作品、中央音乐学院传统笙青年演奏家郑杨邀约的独奏作品、天津大剧院木兰童声合唱团邀约的童声歌剧《曹冲称象》。卢长剑的作品曾被著名的演奏者和乐团演奏，如克罗采四重奏、青岛交响乐团，立陶宛圣克里斯托弗室内乐团、“凡音”室内乐团、等。美国纽约国际现代音乐节“Mise-En”2018年委约卢长剑创作新作品（拟：六月首演）。
Currently Dean of Composition at Tianjin Conservatory of Music (the first foreign head of department in any Chinese conservatory), George studied with Robert Saxton and Michael Finnissy, and received guidance from Chen Qigang, Zhou Long, and Thea Musgrave.
George’s music has been performed by the Kreutzer Quartet, Qingdao Symphony Orchestra, St Christopher Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Synaesthesis, Gemini Ensemble, Asian American New Music Institute, “Fan-Yin” Chinese instrument ensemble, Oneplusone (Latvia, Norway), Peter Shepperd Skaerved, David Owen Norris and David Alberman, among others. On the Adopt-a-Composer scheme, George collaborated with Finchley Chamber Orchestra and Choir to compose Meltwater, extracts of which were broadcast on BBC Radio 3. George won third prize in the 2013 Beijing Modern Symphony Composition Competition; Qingdao Symphony Orchestra performed his piece Earthly Branches in Beijing Concert Hall.
Recent collaborations include work with traditional sheng player Zheng Yang; Mulan Children’s choir, which George conducts, for whom he has writed an opera; an improvised theatre-piece with dancer and actress which toured to the Wuzhen International Theatre Festival; a Welsh hymn, with words by award-winning Welsh bard John Gwilym Jones; a duo for ‘cello and piano for cellist Yijia Fang and pianist Xinyuan Li, due to be recorded on Channel Classics Records. George recently curated season one of the Tianjin British Contemporary Music Festival, featuring the Kreutzer quartet. George has recently been commissioned to compose a new piece for the New York Mise-En Festival 2018.