Born: October 10, 1961 Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor
Timothy Lee Miller is a prolific American composer writing unique concert music for orchestra, chamber, choral and jazz ensembles. He has earned a BS in music education from the University of Tennessee, an MM in composition from the University of Miami and an MFA in composition from Vermont College where he is currently studying with Tamar Diesendruck and Andy Jaffe. He works primarily in the contemporary classical realm writing orchestral and chamber music; however, he has also written several big band and sextet jazz works. He has received several commissions and ASCAP awards. His Kid's Play: A Fun Suite for Orchestra was awarded a Distinguished Musician Special Mention at the 2009 IBLA Grand Prize Competition in Italy...
Awards:"Kid's Play: A Fun Suite for Orchestra" was awarded a Distinguished Musician Special Mention at the 2009 IBLA Grand Prize Competition in Italy. "Garden of Dreams," an SAATBB a cappella setting of a Madison J. Cawein poem, was recently awarded as a winner of the International Music Prize for Excellence in Composition 2011. ASCAP Composers Awards
“Wonderfully prolific!” Alex Shapiro, composer
“Lovely, unpretentious, well crafted music.” David Tanner, composer
“Glorious melodies . . . “ Trajan J. Trathan, composer/musician
“Timothy Miller’s music is accessible to audience and performer alike.” Keith McClelland, professor of bassoon, University of Tennessee