30 Oct 2013

Mikel Rouse Deposits One Terra Bite of Digital Archive Materials to The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

On October 30, 2013 Mikel Rouse deposited more than one terra bite of digital music, films and video to the Mikel Rouse Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. This deposit is part of Phase Two of a Four Phase plan for deposit. The digital material includes live […]

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12 Jul 2013

The Demo: July 2013 workshop at the Collapsable Hole

Mikel Rouse and Ben Neill, collaborators on The Demo, a new music/media/ hybrid, will assemble the creative team of Jeff Sugg, Jim Findley and Bob McGrath at the Collapsable Hole in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, for a two-week workshop. The Demo is a music theater work written by composer/performers Mikel Rouse and Ben Neill based on Douglas […]

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23 Jan 2013

Mikel Rouse Video Wall Installation of John Cage’s 4’33”

This February, the New World Symphony will present Making the Right Choices: A John Cage Centennial Celebration, a spectacular three-day festival dedicated to the music and ideas of John Cage. As part of the festival, NWS will host a new video installation entitled NWS: 4’33”, created by New York-based composer, director, performer and recording artist […]

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08 Jan 2013

Creating The Demo with NCSA and Krannert Center

Innovative composer and performer Mikel Rouse has been named the first ever Visiting Research Artist for the eDream (Emerging Digital Research and Education in Arts Media) Institute. Mikel and composer and trumpeter Ben Neill will be in residence Jan 13-27 at both NCSA and the Studio Theater at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. […]

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24 Dec 2012

Let’s Put The X Back In X-Mas! Christmas Time and YOU!

For a limited time, you can download the Tirez Tirez holiday song “Christmas Time And You (Let’s Put The X Back In X-mas)”. We hope this oldie brings you good cheer and look forward to offering more rare archival recordings in the New Year! Christmas Time And You (Let’s Put The X Back In X-Mas)

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20 Nov 2012

Ulysses Dove’s ‘Vespers’ Set To Mikel Rouse’s ‘Quorum’

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will present 4 performances of Ulysees Dove’s ‘Vespers’ set to Mikel Rouse’s groundbreaking drum machine score ‘Quorum’. The first piece of its kind for sequencer. This music was used for Ulysses Dove’s Vespers and presented by The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater from 1987 to the present. In the […]

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09 Nov 2012

Mikel Rouse Film: John Cage On & Off the Air!

Mikel Rouse commissioned for a new ‘stage film’ for The City Wears a Slouch Hat. PHOTOS HERE! Saturday, November 17, 2012. John Cage: On & Off the Air! celebrates this engagement with an ever-changing program of works wrapped around a newly staged revival of Cage’s peripatetic The City Wears a Slouch Hat (CBS Radio, 1942). […]

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20 Oct 2012

Mikel Rouse: Technology In Performance

Innovative composer and performer Mikel Rouse has been named the first ever Visiting Research Artist for the eDream (Emerging Digital Research and Education in Arts Media) Institute. Rouse will be giving a public presentation on his use of technology in performance at 4 p.m. Oct. 25 in NCSA 1105. As a visiting research artist for […]

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