Neil studied piano at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London.
As Musical Director, theatre includes: Grease (World Trade Centre, Dubai), Grease (Curve, Leicester), The World Goes Round (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough), The Great Jewish American Songbook (Upstairs at the Gatehouse) – OFFIE Nominated, ‘Best Musical Director’, The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe (Birmingham REP), Love Birds, (Pleasance, Edinburgh), Cougar The Musical (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry), Carmen Disruption, (Almeida Theatre - Asst. MD), Sleeping Beauty (Theatre Royal, Winchester), Spend, Spend, Spend (Bridewell Theatre), Liza Liza Liza (Yvonne Arnaud & Theatre Royal Windsor), The Wind In The Willows (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Hot Mikado (Electric Theatre, Guildford), Allegro (Bridewell Theatre, LSMT production), Some Like it Hotter (Watermill Theatre & Touring), Bright Lights, Big City (Bridewell Theatre, London), The Rage to Live (The Mill Studio, Guildford & New End Theatre, Hampstead), Copacabana (Watermill Theatre, Newbury), Lunch with Marlene & Noel (UK Tour), Dracula (White Bear, London), Lunch With Marlene (New End Theatre). Dep. Keys on Chicago (Cambridge Theatre), Les Miserables (Queen’s Theatre).
Neil has also performed extensively as a solo classical pianist and accompanist at venues in London such as the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Wigmore Hall, St. James’s Piccadilly and St. Martin in the Fields. He has toured SE Asia, the Philippines and Hong Kong, and given recitals in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Paris, Nice, Barcelona, Rome and Hamburg.
He has also worked as MD, vocal and repertoire coach at many leading drama schools, including LSMT, ArtsEd, Guildford School of Acting, Mountview, London Studio Centre, Birmingham School of Acting & Oxford School of Drama.