|Robert Miller is Distinguished Professor of Music at East
Stroudsburg University, where he is Artistic Director of the Carter Chamber
Music Series. He earned a bachelor of music degree from the University
of Michigan and master’s and doctoral degrees from the Peabody Institute
of Johns Hopkins University. His teachers have included Fernando Laires,
John Kollen, Nelita True, Konrad Wolff and Leon Fleisher. A former faculty
member of the Interlochen Center for the Arts, where he was Van Cliburn’s
rehearsal pianist, Miller has made numerous solo, chamber, and concerto
appearances throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
Miller has appeared numerous times as a guest artist with the New York Philharmonic Ensembles in their subscription series at Merkin Hall in New York City. As winner of the F. Lammot Belin Arts Scholarship, he performed a solo recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and at the Salle Cortot in Paris. In 2000, Miller returned to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall where he gave a solo recital to a capacity crowd. He also returned to Paris that year for another solo engagement at the Salle Cortot.
As soloist with the World Youth Symphony, Miller recorded the Tchaikovsky #1, Prokofiev #3, Grieg and MacDowell #2 concertos for National Public Radio. Other orchestral engagements include concertos with the Pine Mountain Music Festival Orchestra, the Peabody Orchestra, the Montclair Chamber Ensemble and the Baroque Arts Chamber Orchestra.
Miller has also collaborated in chamber music performances with musicians from numerous orchestras including the Chicago Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic. He has appeared many times at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall with musicians of the New York Philharmonic, most recently in 2005. He has recorded for National Public Radio, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Educo Records and Media Rite Productions.
His current season (2005-2006) includes Guest Artist with the New York Philharmonic Ensembles, two recitals at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Mozart Piano Concerto in D minor with the Montclair Chamber Ensemble, a chamber music recital with cellist Kermit Moore, and three solo piano recitals for the Pine Mountain Music Festival in Michigan.