Trombonist Miller performs at the UI
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James Miller, the associate principal trombonist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, will present a free recital as a guest of the University of Iowa School of Music at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, in the University Capitol Centre Recital Hall.
For the L.A. Philharmonic Miller’s duties include performing on alto, tenor, and bass trombone, tenor tuba, and bass trumpet. His previous orchestral experience includes the North Carolina Symphony, the Long Island Philharmonic, and the New York Philharmonic.
His performance experience includes the Silk Road Ensemble, the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, Ensemble ST-X, the Michael Buble big band, and a variety of other jazz, rock, ska, and Latin ensembles.
He has been a participant in the Mainly Mozart Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Ojai Music Festival.
As a composer, he has had world premieres in New York’s Lincoln Center and performs his own works in solo performances throughout the country. His CD, from coast to coast, was released on All Barks Dog records.
Miller serves on the faculties of the North Carolina School of the Arts, the California Institute of the Arts, and Cal State at Long Beach.
The School of Music is a unit of the Division of Performing Arts of the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For accommodations at the recital, contact the school at 319-335-1603. For arts calendar and event information, visit the new Arts Iowa website.