Past Shows

2024:

Jan.12: Dream Interpretations for Solo Electric Guitar Ensemble: Hawks and Reed, Greenfield, MA

Jan.31: The Anvil Orchestra at the Coolidge Corner Theater, Brookline, MA. Playing to the silent film METROPOLIS.

Feb.10: Surrealist Games at Epsilon Spires, Brattleboro, VT

Feb.14: Surrealist Games at Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

Feb.16: The Anvil Orchestra at The George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY. Playing to Alfred HItchcock’s last silent film BLACKMAIL.

2023:

Dream Interpretations for Solo Electric Guitar Ensemble:
May 26: Rhizome, DC      
May 27: Orion, Baltimore 

June 23: Roger C. Miller performs a set of “Unplugged” songs at The Wild Detectives, associated with the Oak Cliff Film Festival in Dallas, TX.

June 24: The Anvil Orchestra performs to the silent dinosaur film “The Lost World” at the Oak Cliff Film Festival in Dallas, TX.

July 28 or 29: Dream Interpretations for Solo Electric Guitar Ensemble: Bang on a Can’s “LOUD WEEKEND” at MassMoCA, North Adams, MA.

Aug.19: Solo Silent Film Accompaniment to “The Signal Tower” in Knoxville, TN.
Aug. 20: Miller will play a solo “Unplugged” show in Knoxville associated with the Aug.19 event.

Aug.22: THE ANVIL ORCHESTRA: Performing to “Man with the Movie Camera” at the Somerville Theater, Somerville, MA

Sept.6: THE ANVIL ORCHESTRA: Performing to “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” at the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline, MA.

Sept.10: THE ANVIL ORCHESTRA: Performing to “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” and “Blackmail” (Alfred Hitchcock silent film) at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY.

Oct.28: THE ANVIL ORCHESTRA: Performing to “A Page of Madness” at Epsilon Spires, Brattleboro, VT.

Nov.18: THE ANVIL ORCHESTRA: Performing to “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” and “The Lost World” at AFI Silver Theater, Silver Spring, MD.

2022:

Dream Interpretations for Solo Electric Guitar Ensemble:

Sept.30, 2022: The Brattleboro Art Museum;

Oct.8, The LIlypad, Cambridge, MA.

Dec.2, 3S Artspace, Portsmouth, NH.

Virtual Concert, Oct.2020. In association with “Transmuting the Prosaic” and The Brattleboro Museum and Art Center.

The Anvil Orchestra:

April 2022:
The Milwaukee Film Festival.
Ebertfest (Champaign, IL)

Sat., Oct.15 , 2022. Clemens Fine Art Center.

AFI (American Film Institute) Silver Theater, Silver Spring, Maryland. Nov.2022.

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival, the Castro Theater. May 10, 2022

Cornell Cinema, Ithaca NY. March 18, 2022

IDFA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Nov.20, 2021

SNF Nostos, Athens, Greece. Aug.28, 2021

Transmuting the Proaic (Art Installation):

“Transmuting the Prosaic”, at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center in Brattleboro, VT, March 15 – Oct.15, 2020. Five of Miller’s Modified Vinyl works (with turn-tables and listening stations) and his film, “The Davis Square Symphony”. The first edition of “Transmuting the Prosaic” was sold to the New England Art Museum in Burlington, VT.

Through Jan.22, at 3S Artspace, Portsmouth, NH.
Art Installation featuring Modified Vinyl and The Davis Square Symphony.

Chamber Music:

Tufts University, 2018, solo concert with Ludovico Ensemble; Three premiers: “The Solar System Sonata” for piano and string quartet; “Rocks Music” for solo cello; “Three Skies” for viola and piano. Also “In Natura” and “Snakes Dream Sky”.

Third Life Studio, Somerville, MA, 2017. “In Natura” (second clarinet adapted to viola). Raha Duo (expanded).

New England Conservatory, 2015, “Scream, Gilgamesh, Scream” (premier) for 12 musicians (Miller on electric guitar) plus soprano and baritone voice. The Callithumpian Consort conducted by Stephen Drury.

New England Conservatory, 2012, “Vines for Music” (premier) for 2 cellos, 1 viola, 2 violins, and 3 pianists at one fully prepared piano. SCIPP Festival.

Southern Illinois University, 2011. “In Natura” (premier) for for soprano clarinet, E flat sopranino clarinet, prepared piano and pre-recorded sounds. Out of the Box Festival.

New England Conservatory, 2010. “Snakes Dream Sky” (premier) for viola, piano, percussion and pre-recorded sounds.

POP Record/evolving:

Taught at “Sound Studies and Sonic Arts (Master of Arts)” at Universitat der Kunste, Berlin., 2018 to present.

The Harbourfront York Quay Centre, Toronto, CN, 2018. Needle and the Damage Done, 2005, curated by Dave Dyment.

Emily Harvey Gallery in NYC, 1988. Extended Play, 1988, curated by Christian Marclay at the

Frottage Drawing:

“Meat for Tea” Show at Sonelab Studios, 2015. Easthampton, MA

ZuZu’s Gallery, 2007. Cambridge, MA.

Monochrome. Alternate Currents. 2005, at Space 200, Boston, MA etc.

Boston Drawing Project. Bernard Toale Gallery (2002-2006), Boston, MA

Alloy Orchestra:

Lincoln Center, Walter Reade Theater (most years,1998-2019);

Telluride Film Festival (many many times, 1998-2016);

San Francisco Silent Film Festival (many times, 1998-2019);

Pordenone (Italy) Silent Film Festival (1998, 2004)

Mexico City Film Festival (2006-2008)

Roger Ebert Film Festival (every year 2004-2019).

Mission of Burma:

Sled Island Music and Arts Festival, Calgary, CN. 2014

Kuudes Aisti Festival, Helsinki, Finland 2013

Festaal Kreuzberg, Berlin, GE. 2012

All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival UK: 2002, 2006, 2010, 2012. US: 2003

Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona, SP: 2008, 2010

Institute of Contemporary Art. Boston, 2007

Pitchfork Festival, Chicago. 2006

Trinary System:

Basilica Festival, Hudson, NY. Sept. 2019.

Surrealist Games:

Epsilon Spires, Brattleboro, VT. 2022

Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT. 2022, 2020, 2019, 2014.

DesignRXFestival, Providence, RI. 2019.

3S Art Space, Portsmouth, NH. 2016

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. 2014

MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA. 2014

First Night Boston, Boston, MA 2014.