James Miller
Lecturer - Trombone Performance; Associate Principal Trombone LA Phil, Music Performance

James Miller is the Associate Principal Trombone with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, a position he has held since 1999. His duties include performing on alto, tenor, and bass trombone; tenor tuba; and bass trumpet. His previous orchestral experience includes the North Carolina Symphony, the Long Island Philharmonic, and the New York Philharmonic. Miller earned his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Northern Iowa and his Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School, where he was a scholarship student of Per Brevig.

His playing experience includes performances with the Silk Road Ensemble, the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, Ensemble ST-X, the Michael Bublé Big Band, and a variety of jazz, rock, ska, and latin ensembles. He has been a participant in the Mainly Mozart Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, the Banff Institute and the Ojai Music Festival as well as performing as a soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and on the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Green Umbrella Series and before several orchestras internationally. As a composer, he has had world premieres in New York’s Lincoln Center and continues to perform his own works in solo performances throughout the country. He serves on the faculty of the California Institute of the Arts (CIA) and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA).

Miller is a Conn/Selmer and a Denis Wick clinician and has two CDs, entitled From Coast to Coast and Delays, Delays; on All Barks Dog records.

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Kay Rhie
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Lou Anne Neill
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David Kaplan
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Gloria Cheng
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Juliana Gondek
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Erin Bouriakov
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Jonathan Davis
Lecturer - Oboe Performance
Daniel Szabo
Adjunct Associate Professor
James Newton
Distinguished Professor
Rakefet Hak
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Iris Malkin
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Terence Blanchard
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Christoph Bull
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Wendy Caldwell
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Elisabeth Le Guin
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Che-Yen Chen
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Antonio Lysy
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Jens Lindemann
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Gordon Henderson
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Dean Anderson
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Amy Sanchez
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Boris Allakhverdyan
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Maria Fortuna Dean
Lecturer - Voice Performance
Travis J. Cross
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Katherine Syer
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James Darrah
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Movses Pogossian
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James Bass
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Theresa Dimond
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Aubrey Foard
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Frank Heuser
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William Kinderman
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Gregory Goodall
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
Michael Dean
Professor - Voice Performance
Paul Floyd
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Varty Manouelian
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John Steinmetz
Lecturer - Bassoon Performance
Kevin McKeown
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Wayne Shorter
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Vladimir Chernov
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Jocelyn Ho
Assistant Professor - Performance Studies
Herbie Hancock
Adjunct Professor; LA Phil Guest Artist
Peter Yates
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Gary Gray
Professor Emeritus - Clarinet Performance
Kenny Burrell
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Peter Kazaras
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Victoria Kirsch
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Inna Faliks
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Joshua Ranz
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Denis Bouriakov
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Mark Kligman
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