D. Andrew Stewart is a composer, pianist, music theorist and digital musical instrumentalist. Since 2000, he has been pursuing a career in live electronics – gesture-controlled – performance, after developing his own sensor-suit while living in Paris. Stewart has expertise in current and earlier digital instrumentalities/input devices (e.g. Buchla’s Lightning; JazzMutant Lemur; Méta-Instrument; Wii; XBOX Kinect; SonicJumper; T-Stick; Rulers; Karlax). Following postdoctoral research at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, Stewart moved to Lethbridge, Canada, where he currently teaches music and digital audio arts at the University of Lethbridge. His practise centres around two areas: combining acoustic instrument and digital instrument composition; establishing performance practises for digital instruments. Andrew Stewart’s music has been featured in countries such as: The Netherlands, The United States, Germany, France, Mexico, Norway, Austria, Italy, Korea Republic and his home country of Canada. His music has also been played by: the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Esprit Orchestra, Penderecki Quartet, Canadian Composers’ Orchestra, Toronto New Music Concerts, L’Ensemble contemporain de Montréal, Bradyworks, musikFabrik, orkest de ereprijs, het Malle Symen Quartet, Ensamble 3 and ROSA Ensemble, L'Orchestre National d'Harmonie des Jeunes (France). In addition, Andrew Stewart has contributed to the area of music composition through his residencies at the Centro Mexicano para la Música y Artes Sonoras, Morelia, Mexico; Casalmaggiore International Festival, Italy; the composers’ course in Radziejowicach, Poland (ISCM); the Tanglewood Music Center; American College Band Directors National Association. Stewart has also contributed to the field of music technology through his demonstrations at: the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), International Computer Music Conference / International Computer Music Association (ICMC/ICMA), Electroacoustic Music Studies Network, Electronic Music Foundation, ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Society for Music Theory, and the Guthman Musical Instrument Competition.