Michael Vuscan is a Canadian award winning composer and sound designer from Toronto. He composes music for films and documentaries for HBO, The History Channel, TMN, Netflix, CBC, Crave TV, etc. Michael has recently started a project in collaboration with Cirque du Soleil, with his portfolio including music for dramas, contemporary dance, ballet, radio jingles, and short films.
Michael's work was part of productions with well know artists, scientists, and VIPs such as Whoopi Golberg, William Shatner, Alex Trebek, Dr. Stephen Hawking, Chris Hadfield, Jason Alexander, Michio Kaku, Seth MacFarlane, Ben Stiller, David Suzuki, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Mike Lazaridis, Neil Turok, Allan Thicke, Regis Philbin, Howie Mandel, Drew Carey, and many others.
Different streams of composing co-exist in Michael Vuscan's music; beginning with minimalism as well as surrealism, spiced with neoclassical music influences, his compositions combine contrasting elements from classical, jazz, pop, rock, punk, world, electronic, psychedelic, musique concrete, and experimental genres, creating an organic cinematic sound.
As a musician Michael gained recognition on the stage as he founded, played, and produced successful bands such as Jais, Jazz Credit, Funkin le Free, Burning Table, and The Different Class, actively releasing albums. He was signed by major labels (Warner, BMG), composed and released top chart songs aired in heavy rotation radio, running video clips on MTV, Atomic, and MCM Music, his work reaching top positions in music charts. He has been published on magazine covers and editorials, and has had numerous interviews and shows on major music and media outlets. He has also released albums under his name on all major digital media outlets.
In 2018 Michael Vuscan was awarded by SOCAN for his work in the documentary The Truth is in The Stars.