Tom Lukowicz is currently the Principal Tuba with the Canton Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of New York, and the Pittsburgh Brass. Mr. Lukowicz has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Brass, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, and the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2001-2002, he was a member of the North American touring cast of Blast!.
Mr. Lukowicz is currently an Instructor at Wright State University. Prior to his position at Wright State, he was on the faculty of Kent State University and Notre Dame College. He has also served as an instructor at Carnegie Mellon University, Riverside Community College, and the Oberlin Conservatory.
Mr. Lukowicz has recorded with the Chamber Orchestra of New York on two CDs, â€œOttorino Respighiâ€ and â€œSalvatore Di Vittorio.â€ Both recordings contain world premiers and â€œOttorino Respighiâ€ has spent weeks on the Gramophone Top 20 Classical Chart. He can also be heard on the Pittsburgh Symphony Brass recording â€œA Song of Christmas,â€ available from Four Winds Entertainment.
He has earned degrees at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music (BM), the University of Southern California (MM), Carnegie Mellon University (AD), and Michigan State University (DMA). He has studied privately with Phil Sinder, Craig Knox, Murray Crewe, Norm Pearson, Tommy Johnson, Chester Schmitz, Wesley Jacobs, James DeSano, and Roy Poper.