ROCO welcomes back violinist, Anton Miller, who will perform works by composers who inspired one another in their own time and across generations in ROCO Unchambered: “Harmonious Muses.”
Since giving his Carnegie Hall concerto debut, American violinist ANTON MILLER has appeared throughout the United States and abroad as a soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, and pedagogue. He is currently Associate Professor of Violin at The Hartt School and on the violin and chamber music faculty at New York University. He previously has been on the faculty of the Oberlin Conservatory, Lawrence University, and Swarthmore College. Mr. Miller is a founder and the Artistic Director of the Three Bridges International Chamber Music Festival in Minnesota, and was the co-Artistic Director of the Silver Bay Festival. Past and current festival faculty positions also include Foulger International Music Academy, the Intensive String Quartet Workshop at New York University, Aria International Academy, the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, the Festival Eterna Primavera in Cuernavaca, Mexico, the Summer Festival of Thessaloniki, Musicorda, Hsing Tien Kon (Taiwan), Bearstown (Korea), Killington, Hot Springs, and New Arts Festival. As a chamber musician he can be heard in concert with the Miller-Porfiris Duo, Trio Respiro, Trio Nuovo, Con Brio Ensemble and the Phenix Ensemble.
Anton Miller completed his Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School studying with reknown violin pedagogue Dorothy DeLay and chamber music with Felix Galimir and members of the Juilliard Quartet. He received his Bachelor of Music Degree from Indiana University as a student of Franco Gulli and was awarded the prestigious Performer’s Certificate.
Mr. Miller’s dedication to expanding the violin repertoire can be seen in his frequent commissions and premieres of the music of living composers. Recently recorded and released CDs include an album of new music for violin and viola by composers of the Americas, and a recording of Kurt Weill’s Violin Concerto. His world premiere performance of Xiogang Ye’s “Last Paradise” for violin and orchestra in Beijing, China was recorded for broadcast throughout Asia and released on CD. His complete discography can be found on the Dorian, Jericho, Full House, Hugo, Naxos and Klavier labels.