Aaron David Miller
Competed at North American Selection round
Age: 25, U.S.A.
Aaron David miller was born in Freeport, Illinois. He
studied organ under Carlene Neihart in Kansas City and David Schrader in Chicago. In 1991,
he graduated from the Chicago Academy for the Arts, where he studied composition with
Bruce Horst. Mr Miller received his B.Mus. in 1995 from the Eastman School of Music. At
Eastman, he studied organ performance with David Craighead, Russell Saunders, David Higgs
and Michael Farris, and composition with Samuel Adler and Joseph Schwantner. He completed
his M.Mus at Manhatten School of Music in 1997, where he is currently a doctoral student
studying organ with McNeil Robinson.
Mr Miller is the recipient of the 1997 Manhatten School of
Music Saul Braverman Award for excellence in music theory, and winner of the 1996 AGO
Improvisation Competition. He received a full tuition scholarship from Manhatten School of
Music for organ performance (1995-99), an Eastman tuition scholarship for organ
performance (1991-95) and an Eastman endowed composition award (1994). He received the
Cook Foundation Merit Scholarship (1991-95) and the Chicago Academy of the Arts
Mr Miller has numerous solo performance credits throughout
New York and Illinois and has also performed on organ and harpsichord with various
ensembles and on recordings. A recent composition of his was performed at the Zurich
Symphony and organists Stephen Tharp and Justin Bischof. Aaron David Miller lives in
Brooklyn, New York and is a member of the theory faculty at Manhatten School of Music.