Stage, Film and Dance by John Mills-Cockell

Moog Fest 2017

Music For Heaven came about when sculptor Michael Hayden was commissioned to create a permanent piece for The Gallery Of Modern Art in Glasgow, UK in 1994. It is installed in a space between a newly constructed wing of the gallery and the old building. Michael calls this an “inside-outside” sculpture. The space is four storeys…

TV and Film

Selected film & television credits   49th and Main, pilot series for CBC TV drama series, directed by William B. Davis, produced by Bill Gray Exchange, dramatic short starring Jay Brazeau, written and directed by William B. Davis Packing Up, dramatic short starring, written and directed by William B. Davis, produced by Bonnie-Jean Mah The Art of Rainforests, documentary…

Sound Archives

Sound Archives John Mills-Cockell sound work in theatre, television, film, and recordings. ( Scroll down to view more songs ) Tillicum Syrinx 1:52 The Killer Stalks 1:25 On the Rez 1:29 Gossip John Mills-Cockell 0:26 Entr’acte #2 John Mills-Cockell 2:13 December Angel John Mills-Cockell 2:20 Medley from Strikers’ Mountain 4:20 Stella in Black and White 2:58…

Dance

Dance A collaboration between Syrinx and the Winnipeg Ballet. The pas de deux is called Belong. The piece was choreographed by Norbert Vesak, and danced by Evelyn Hart and David Peregine, who became principal dancers with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet. The music created by Syrinx is called December Angel. – For a more detailed review of…

Savitri and Sam

  SAVITRI & SAM is a full-length opera composed by John Mills-Cockell with libretto by Ken Gass. This spring John and Ken were invited to come to Fort Worth Texas to showcase the opera in the company’s Frontiers program. “What a fabulous experience with Fort Worth Opera! Everyone in the company was incredibly hospitable and…

photo: Tim Matheson

Theatre

Director: William B. Davis United Players, Vancouver, 2015 Theatre Scoring music in the theatre for plays, musicals, dance, film is one of my great passions.  I began doing it early in my creative life and have continued ever since.  after I had completed a handful of such works, I began to think that I knew…

Concerto of Deliverance

Monart Pon, a longtime follower of my work, hoped that I might be the composer to fulfill his long time dream of realizing musically a utopian vision of deliverance, an uplifting, joyful brilliance that was referenced in the novel Atlas Shrugged.  According to Monart, the Concerto is what he would have created if he were a composer. His commission provided the…

Music for Heaven

Music For Heaven came about when sculptor Michael Hayden was commissioned to create a permanent piece for The Gallery Of Modern Art in Glasgow, UK in 1994. It is installed in a space between a newly constructed wing of the gallery and the old building. Michael calls this an “inside-outside” sculpture. The space is four storeys…

Stella in black and white

A performance piece by John Mills-Cockell & Blake Parker “The tale is a moral allegory. In Stella’s world, animal eyes polished like mirrors stare out of silver windows dissolve in the wash of static gives back a picture of sleek foreign desperadoes with hair-raising underworld connections. In Stella’s world, the photo twins drift down sunset…