Joseph Kudirka is a composer and performer of experimental music. His works have been commissioned and/or premiered by musicians and ensembles including Rhodri Davies, Daniel Plöger, Anton Lukoszevieze, Mark So, Phillip Thomas, Zinc & Copper Works, wandelweiser komponisten ensemble, edges ensemble, and Ensemble Neue Horizonte Bern.
He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, in 1978. He has, at other times, also been a legal resident of the UK and Switzerland.
As a contrabassist, he has premiered works by numerous composers, including Michael Maierhoff, Antoine Beuger, and Eva-Maria Houben.