Luke Schwartz is a music theorist, composer and guitarist, and faculty member at Kaufman Music Center’s Lucy Moses School and Special Music School. He holds a B.A. in Jazz Studies/Music Theory and a M.M. in Composition (studies at the City University of New York, Manhattan College, Columbia University and University of South Florida). He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Julia and Emma Hawkins Award in Music Theory, Outstanding Merit Award in Music Theory, multiple recognitions from ASCAP, New Music Forum (San Francisco) and Queens Council of the Arts (New York).