Violinist Ann Miller has appeared in concert halls in North America, Europe, and Asia. A proponent of new music, Ms. Miller made her New York debut as a soloist with the New Juilliard Ensemble in Alice Tully Hall in the North American premiere of David Matthews' Concerto No. 2. She has performed with the ensemble Continuum in venues throughout New York City, Mongolia, and Ukraine. In addition, Ms. Miller participated in an exchange program between the Juilliard School and the Lucerne Festival Academy that culminated in performances in Switzerland and New York under the direction of Pierre Boulez.
Recent highlights include a performance of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons with the St. John's Chamber Orchestra, a performance of Brahms's Double Concerto with cellist Ira Lehn and the Mariposa Symphony in Yosemite National Park, and a recital with pianist Sonia Leong on Old First Concerts in San Francisco.
An avid chamber musician, Ann Miller is a member of Trio 180 (formerly the New Pacific Trio), the trio-in-residence at the University of the Pacific. In addition to performing in Mexico, Maryland, Oregon, and Nevada, the trio has concertized throughout California in such venues as the Mondavi Center, Dinkelspiel Auditorium at Stanford University, and Old First Church in San Francisco. Trio 180 has also performed Beethoven's Triple Concerto with the St. John's Chamber Orchestra. Her chamber music coaches have included Jerome Lowenthal, Seymour Lipkin, Robert McDonald, Norman Fischer, James Dunham, Paul Katz, and members of the Juilliard and Tokyo string quartets. Ms. Miller has participated in the New York String Orchestra Seminar and has spent summers at Kneisel Hall, Bowdoin International Music Festival, and Yale School of Music's Norfolk Chamber Music Festival.
Ms. Miller joined the faculty of the University of the Pacific in September of 2008 as an assistant professor of music. Ms. Miller holds her M.M. and D.M.A. in violin performance from the Juilliard School, and she received her B.M. in violin performance, summa cum laude, from Rice University. Her teachers have included Ronald Copes and Kathleen Winkler. In addition to her passion for music, she enjoys running, reading, and vegetarian food.
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