Stefan Smulovitz

  • Canada, 1971
  • Composer • Performer (viola, laptop) • Improviser

Stefan Smulovitz is a highly accomplished musician (viola & laptop) and an award-winning composer. As a software developer he created Kenaxis, a major innovation in the use of the computer as a real-time instrument. His virtuosic command of Kenaxis has resulted in an international reputation for Smulovitz, who regularly performs with the world’s leading improvisers and composes for ensembles ranging from orchestras to string quartets to solo instruments with electronics. His latest projects include the Mad Scientist Machine and the premier of his score for the Passion of Joan of Arc at the 2010 PuSH festival.