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Lecturer

Erik DeLuca

University of Virginia

Erik Deluca is a composer, sound artist, and scholar of sound who has lectured, performed, and exhibited at such places as MASS MoCA, the Anchorage Museum, Society for Ethnomusicology, June in Buffalo, Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival, Art Basel Miami, Issue Project Room, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Diapason Gallery, Society for Electroacoustic Music, International Computer Music Conference, and the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival. As an Artist-in-Residence and “social science” researcher in the National Park system (Grand Canyon, Denali, North Cascades, Isle Royale, Wrangell-St. Elias, Crater Lake, and Acadia) he has taken to fieldwork-esque, experiential modes of making. His music has been played by Ensemble Signal, members of eighth blackbird, Talujan, Vicki Ray, Dither, Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival Orchestra, and Friction. In 2009, everglade records released [in], which features underwater soundscapes of south Florida. He writes and performs songs in the band DEN, and often collaborates with the dance collective, the Movement Party. Erik is currently a lecturer in the music department at the University of Virginia.