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Mark Miller is an active conductor, clarinetist, and composer in the greater Boston area. He has been on the conducting staff of the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras since 1987, and currently conducts the Repertory Orchestra. He is also conductor of the Boston University All-Campus Orchestra and the chamber orchestra at the Community Music Center of Boston. As a clarinetist, he serves as principal clarinet of the Cape Cod Symphony, and has performed with the Simon Sinfonietta, the Plymouth Philharmonic, ALEA III, Hyperprisms, the New Bedford Symphony, the Boston Philharmonic, the Central Massachusetts Symphony, and the Scarborough Chamber Players. With the wind quintet Arcadian Winds, specializing in contemporary music, he has premiered countless new works and performed many of the classics of the chamber music repertoire. He has appeared as clarinet soloist with the Simon Sinfonietta, the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, Harvard’s Mozart Society Orchestra, and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras. As a conductor, he has led many concerts by the various BYSO orchestras, and has conducted the 2004 Rhode Island All-State Orchestra, the 2001 Massachusetts Southeast District Festival Orchestra, the North Shore Philharmonic, and the Falmouth Chamber Orchestra. He has also coached orchestras and orchestra wind sections at Harvard, Brandeis, Wellesley, and the Longy School.

During the summer season, he has performed in the Meeting House Chamber Music Festival (Cape Cod) and the Warebrook (Vermont) Contemporary Music Festival, has coached for the Chamber Music Center at Wellesley College, and conducted the orchestras at the Summer Youth Music School at the University of New Hampshire and the South Shore Conservatory Summer Wind Ensemble.

Mr. Miller currently teaches clarinet privately and at Foxborough High School, where he also conducts the clarinet choir. He has been commissioned to write several substantial works for Foxborough’s nationally-acclaimed bands and wind ensembles. His original compositions and arrangements have been performed by Arcadian Winds and the Arcadian Chamber Orchestra; his wind quintet arrangements are quite popular and have been performed by quintets throughout North America and Europe.

Mr. Miller was born and raised in Pensacola, Florida, and attended the Florida State University, where he earned bachelor of music degrees summa cum laude in composition and clarinet performance. He holds a master's degree in composition from Boston University. He has studied clarinet with Eugene Gonzalez, Fred Ormand, and Michael Webster, and composition with Harold Schiffman, Theodore Antoniou, Joyce Mekeel, and Robert Sirota. Mr. Miller appears as clarinet soloist on several recordings by the Zamir Chorale of Boston, and his compositions, arrangements and transcriptions for wind quintet have been performed and recorded by Arcadian Winds. He makes his home in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

e-mail Mark Miller at markmiller@markmillermusic.com

Mark Miller is an active conductor, clarinetist, and composer in the greater Boston area. He conducts the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Repertory Orchestra, the Boston University All-Campus Orchestra and the chamber orchestra at the Community Music Center of Boston. He serves as principal clarinetist of the Cape Cod Symphony and is a member of the wind quintet Arcadian Winds. He has appeared as clarinet soloist with the Simon Sinfonietta, the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, Harvard’s Mozart Society Orchestra, and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras. As a conductor, he has led many concerts by the various BYSO orchestras, has conducted at all-state and district festivals, and has worked with other college, community and youth orchestras. Mr. Miller currently teaches clarinet privately and at Foxborough High School, where he also conducts the clarinet choir.

Mr. Miller’s original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions have been performed by Foxborough’s nationally-acclaimed ensembles, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, and Arcadian Winds, as well as other performers and ensembles. His many wind quintet arrangements are quite popular and are played by quintets throughout North America and Europe.

A native of Pensacola, Florida, Mr. Miller attended the Florida State University, where he earned degrees in composition and clarinet performance. He holds a master's degree in composition from Boston University. He has studied clarinet with Eugene Gonzalez, Fred Ormand, and Michael Webster, and composition with Harold Schiffman, Theodore Antoniou, Joyce Mekeel, and Robert Sirota.

Mark Miller is an active conductor, clarinetist, and composer. He conducts the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Repertory Orchestra, the Boston University All-Campus Orchestra and the chamber orchestra at the Community Music Center of Boston. He is principal clarinetist of the Cape Cod Symphony and is a member of the wind quintet Arcadian Winds. As a concerto soloist he has appeared with the Simon Sinfonietta, the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, Harvard’s Mozart Society Orchestra, and the Boston Youth Symphony. He has conducted the various BYSO orchestras, all-state and district festival orchestras, and has worked with other college, community and youth orchestras. Mr. Miller currently teaches clarinet privately and at Foxborough High School. A native of Pensacola, Florida, he holds bachelor of music degrees in composition and clarinet performance from the Florida State University and a master's in composition from Boston University.