Past Shows

An avid performer in the NYC/NJ area, these are a few of Michael Durek’s notable past performances and events :


Nocturne Night Club / 132 Productions  Toronto, CA
Bronx River Art Center / Electric guitar through Ableton FX and Synths
Spectrum, NYC
Bizarre Bar, NYC
Muchmore’s NYC
Cake Shop, NYC George Sand
Upvan Arts Festival, Thane (Mumbai), India.  Jan 2014. TheUse as thereminist supporting Gandhar Bhalerao and the amazing percussion band.
TheUse West Coast USA Tour 2013
The Showdown, San Fransisco, April 2013
Rutgers Symphony Orchestra, as Thereminist, US Premiere of Lera Auerbach’s “Icarus” [excerpt] [interview] March 2013
Harvestworks NYC Nov 30th, 2013 5.1 Surround Sound Presentation – TheUse + Rachel Mason [link] [video]
Paperbox, East Williasburg, NYC
13 Thames, Brooklyn
Cameo Gallery , George Sand
Muchmore’s, BK
Queen’s Museum Biennial  – as thereminist [link]
Electronic Arts, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ, Supporting ArtCrime as thereminist
Vaudeville park, Williamsburg
The Tank, NYC
Kunstzwerg art festival, Zweibrucken, Germany – SK Orchestra [link]
Faust’s Avante Garde Festival 2011, in Pas Musique
CoC Art Festival III, Torun Poland 2011, in Pas Musique
Kanal Radio Skopje Macedonia, live set in Pas Musique as theremin/electronics
Knot Arts, Athens, Greece, in Pas Musique Theremin/electronics [link]
Ritual : : 4 Elements Festival, Lithuania, Argharta Booking Pas Musique

Omega Sound Fix, as curator, Alfa Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ [link to kickstarter] Olympia Experimental Music Festival with PAS,
Olympia, WA [link]
The Experi-Mental Festival II with Cloud Cloud and PAS, Brooklyn
Faust’s Avant Garde Festival with PAS, Schiphorst, Germany [link]
Madame Claude, Berlin, Germany, Pas Musique
CocArt Festival II, sponsored recording session with PAS and Hati, Torun, Poland [link]
The Caged Bird Sings, 24-hour performance and installation, as artist , curator, performer, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ [link]
2009 Musings interdiscipinary event, as curator and sound designer, Alfa Art Gallery, NJ Antibodies Book Release with SK Orchestra, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
“The History of the Universe”, conceptual A/V piece, SK Orchestra, The Tank, NYC Experi-Mental festival with PAS, Monkey Town, Brooklyn
Central Booking Gallery, performance, NYC [link]
No Longer Empty, performance at Brandstifter’s “The Social Plastic” NYC [link] Mary Mattingly’s “The Waterpod”, site-specific performance “Playing the pod”, DUMBO,Brooklyn [link]