Director of Music Theory and Composition
Dr. Miller currently serves as Director of Music Theory and Composition at Fullerton College. He has taught at UCLA, CSULB, OCHSA, and the University of New England in New South Wales, Australia. He received his PhD from UCLA.
He is the recipient of numerous composition prizes, commissions, and honorable mentions. He has been Composer-In-Residence or Guest Composer at several music festivals in the U.S., Australia, and Europe. He was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for his Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra. He has also done some work in film and television. He received the Henry Mancini Prize in Composition in 1984.
Dr. Miller has worked as conductor of the Arkansas Symphony Chamber Orchestra, assistant-conductor, of the Arkansas Symphony, pianist/organist for different churches, and choir director for a temple in Dayton, Ohio.