Michael Lukaszuk is a computer musician from Kingston, Ontario. Much of his musical and scholarly output is focused on generative approaches and the use of creative coding to facilitate new approaches for composition, improvisation and performance. His use of electronics often involves explorations into digital lutherie and a dialogue between genres and practices both old and new, using composition and technology as a process for creative historiography.
Michael’s creative output has been presented at multiple International Computer Music Conference and SEAMUS (Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United Sates) events, the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium, the Now Hear This festival (New Music Edmonton), and can be found on releases by New Adventures in Sound Art and Albaze Records. He is also produces scholarly work related to computer music and digital cultural studies. Michael won 1st Prize in the Hugh Le Caine – electroacoustic music category of the 2015 SOCAN Foundation Awards. He holds a DMA in Composition from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music and is a PhD Candidate in Cultural Studies at Queen’s University, where he also teaches electroacoustic music and music technology courses.