Bradley Miller, Director of Choral Activities
Bradley Miller is associate professor of music and director of choral activities at the University of Minnesota, Morris, where he oversees all aspects of the choral program and conducts the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers. He also teaches courses in conducting, music arranging, and studio voice. He has studied conducting with several distinguished teachers, including Bruce Chamberlain, Kathy Saltzman Romey, René Clausen, Matthew Mehaffey, and Elizabeth Schauer. His conducting skills were recognized at the 2008 National ACDA Convention where he was a finalist in the graduate student conducting competition. An active guest conductor, has enjoyed visiting artist engagements in California, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, Oregon, West Virginia, Brazil, and Canada.
Miller is a contributing author of several repertoire resource guides in volume 3 of Teaching Music through Performance in Choir, published by GIA. He also co-authored “The Conductor’s Perspective,” a collection of interviews with some of the nation’s foremost conductors, published in the Choral Journal in the fall of 2008. Additionally, he has published articles in the ACDA choral resource journals of Arizona, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
Miller earned a DMA in choral conducting from The University of Arizona, an MM in choral conducting from the University of Minnesota, and a BA in music education from Concordia College (Moorhead). He served on the faculty of Iowa Wesleyan College as Director of Choral and Vocal Activities from 2011-2014 and taught vocal music at Blaine High School in Blaine from 2001-2006.
Miller resides in Morris with his wife, Ana, and their two sons, Nicholas and Lucas.