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Scott MillerScott Miller

Associate Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.3382
Fax: 509.777.3739
Office Location: Music Building 208
Email: smiller@whitworth.edu

Education

D.M.A. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.M. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty

2007

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Vocal performance; foreign-language diction for singers; vocal pedagogy; vocal literature; the solo vocal music of Mark Adamo

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Collaborated with composer Christopher Stanichar on Songs for Soulmates" for tenor, oboe and piano, and gave a juried performance of the composition at the International Double Reed Society Convention in Provo, Utah (2008).

Miller's Whitworth students received nine awards at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Inland Empire Chapter Auditions (2009). Two of Miller's Whitworth students placed second and third at the Auditions (2007). One of Miller's Whitworth students was awarded the silver medal in the young aria division at MusicFest Northwest (2010).

Served as assistant director of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Inter-Mountain Region Board of Directors (2007-2008).

Dissertation: Mark Adamo: The Solo Vocal Works through 2006 (available at: http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/musicstudent/5/) and published in Dissertation Abstracts International, 67, no. 10A.The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2007).

Co-presented workshop "The Teacher As Actor: Polishing the Skills Necessary for Effective Teaching/Learning," at the International Conference on Education, Economy and Society, Paris (2010) and at the 7th Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu (2009). 

Adjucator for the Washington Music Educators Association State Solo and Ensemble Contest at Central Washington University (2009); adjucator for the National Association of Teachers of Singing Auditions, Whitman College, Walla Walla (2009); volunteer host for 2009 National Association of Teachers of Singing Auditions.

Conducted post-doctoral  private voice study with world-renowned soprano Jane Eaglen at the University of Washington (2009-10).

Assistant Director of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Inter-Mountain Region Board of Directors. 
 
Performances as tenor soloist in opera, oratorio, and musical theater: "Christmas Oratorio" at the Northwest Sacred Music Chorale (2010); "Magnificat" with the University of Idaho Choruses and Orchestra (2009); "The Raven" at Augustana College; Nebraska Choral Arts Society performance of "The Creation," in Omaha, Neb.; 37th Conference of the International Double Reed Society, Provo, Utah; 50th National Convention of the College Music Society, Salt Lake City; Oedipus Tex, Couer d' Alene Symphony Orchestra; Opera Omaha, Long Beach Bach Festival; Santa Fe Opera; Omaha Symphony Orchestra; St. Joseph Symphony; Nebraska Chamber Orchestra; Opera Americana; Lyric Opera of Dallas; Maryland Lyric Opera; Nebraska Choral Arts Society; Concert Chorale of Houston; Omaha Symphonic Chorus.
 
Professional chorister experience: Soli Deo Gloria Cantorum, Omaha, Neb. (1995-98); Washington Opera, Washington, D.C. (1990-02); Wolf Trap Opera Company, Vienna, Va. (1990-92).