"Sorry, I just have to say:  Bob Lukomski? - what a great name -
why can't I be called Bob Lukomski?"


- The London News Review, August 8th, 2003


Composer Bob Lukomski has written music for a variety of genres, including works for choir and organ, solo piano and chamber ensembles, as well as for tape and electronics.  His work has been performed by the Jim Sande Ensemble and the choirs of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Albany, NY and Winston-Salem, NC.  International premieres include Ensemble Decadanse’s performance of Miniature Set in Lunel, France in 2000 and Score for "Mouthful", performed with Clyde Forth Visual Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2003.  Mr. Lukomski has been awarded grants by the New York State Council on the Arts, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Arts Council, and an Artward Bound residency by New York arts organization The Field.   In 2005, he received a Meet the Composer’s Creative Connections grant for his large-scale electronic work, Look at Me (when I talk to you), a collaboration with choreographer Lynn Neuman and Artichoke Dance Company.  His most recent composition, 2 Part Organum, was premiered in Brooklyn, NY in September 2015.  Upcoming projects include a new work for SATB and a new electronic collaborative work.


Mr. Lukomski has been active as a songwriter and recording artist, as well as being a versatile producer and sound designer for dance and theatre. Mr. Lukomski also served as editor for the first and second volumes of Music of the Band of the 26th North Carolina Regiment, published by Moravian Music Foundation.  In 2006 “Music for Synagogue,” a piece created with the free-improvisation trio Lukomski/Majer/Lail, was featured in an installation at the Galéria Jána Koniarka, Slovakia.  Current collaborators include avant-garde collective Frogwell and two new projects with Kristopher Bernard (working together under the names LabelScar and Key Party).  Mr. Lukomski is also a member of the Coterminous Collectiv, a consortium of Hudson Valley-based electronic composers, programmers, and electronic musicians.


As a vocalist, Mr. Lukomski has performed both as a soloist and member of various ensembles, including the choir of St. Thomas Church, New York , Trinity Church Wall Street, The Berkshire Opera Company, The Schola Cantorum, Saratoga Springs, NY, the choir of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Albany, NY, and the choir of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Winston-Salem, NC, who premiered Mr. Lukomski’s work Tidings in 1999. Mr. Lukomski is currently a member of the choir of Grace Church in New York and a member of Kairos: a Consort of Singers.  He has also performed work by composer Shirley Warren with the Poné Ensemble for New Music, where he also serves as a board member.


Mr. Lukomski received his B.S. in Recording Technology and Voice from the College of St. Rose, Albany, NY. He has pursued advanced study in moral philosophy and aesthetics at the University at Albany. Mr. Lukomski’s teachers include Mary Anne Nelson, Anne Turner, Margaret Scheppach, Jerry Gill and John Kekes and composer Timothy Luby of Schenectady, NY.  Mr. Lukomski teaches Theory and Electronic & Computer Music at The State University of New York at New Paltz.

Bob Lukomski

is a composer of

electro-acoustic

chamber music.

Biography

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