James Miller is the associate principal trombonist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, a position he has held since 1999. His 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. Mr. Miller earned his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Northern Iowa and his Masters of Music degree from the Juilliard School where he was a scholarship student of Per Brevig. His performance experience includes the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, Ensemble ST-X and with a variety of jazz, rock, ska and latin ensembles. As a composer, he has had world premieres in New York's Lincoln Center and continues to perform his own works in solo performances throughout the country. Mr. Miller serves on the faculty of the North Carolina School of the Arts, California Institute of the Arts and Cal State at Long Beach. Mr. Miller is a Conn/Selmer clinician and has a CD entitled from coast to coast on All Barks Dog records.
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