Music: Margaret Schedel
Dance: Rachel Grater
Margaret Anne Schedel is a composer and cellist specializing in the creation and performance of ferociously interactive media. She holds a DMA in music composition at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Her interactive multimedia opera, A King Listens, premiered at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center and was profiled by apple.com. She is the musical director for Kinesthetech Sense and sits on the boards of the BEAM Foundation, EMF, the ICMA, NWEAMO, and Organised Sound. As Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University, she is Co-Director of Computer Music and a core faculty member of cDACT. Whirlitzer contains fifty eight thousand, nine hundred ninety eight miliseconds of pure evil. Make sure there arenât sharp objects around while you listen (jk). Imagine circuit bending a music box, now, after checking for sharp objects, you may listen.
Rachel Gabrielle Grater directs an art program and teaches visual arts for a middle school on the lower east side. This is her second round with 60x60. It is always exciting to participate in a collaboration with other movers and musicians. Let it rip!
Dancer: Rachel Gabrielle Grater