Lukáš Borzík (b. 1979) was born in Slovakia. He studied classical guitar at the Music College under Peter Remeník (1999–2003). In the years 2000–2002, he received private tuition in composition from Pavol Krška, which was followed by regular composition studies at ghd Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava under Vladimír Bokes in the years 2003–2008. In 2011, he finished his PhD programme under Jevgenij Iršai. Since 2011, he has been working as a university teacher at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. In 2005, he participated in the international music workshop “Internationale Musikwerkstadt Schloss Trebnitz” in Germany and also at the festival Ostrava Days (Ostravské dny) in the Czech republic. In 2006, he was awarded 1st place in the Alexander Moyzes International Competition for Composers in the categories “chamber ensembles” and “the best composition by a Slovak composer” for his composition “Ask the Mirror”. His music has been performed at many concerts and festivals in Slovakia (Nová slovenská hudba, Melos Ethos, Orfeus, ABB, etc.) and abroad (Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland, Finland, Serbia and the Czech Republic).