Timothy Lee Miller
Location: New Jersey, USA
Here are some audio clips of Miller's music:
"Jubilate Deo" (SATB acappella) Latin setting of Psalm 100. https://soundcloud.com/timothymillermusic/jubilate-deo
"The Garden of Dreams" (SAATTB a cappella) based on a poem of Madison J. Cawein. Winner of the 2011 International Music Prize for Excellence in Composition. https://soundcloud.com/timothymillermusic/the-garden-of-dreams?in=timothymillermusic/sets/choral-music-3
"Tears" (SSAATTBB a cappella) based on a poem by Walt Whitman https://soundcloud.com/timothymillermusic/tears?in=timothymillermusic/sets/choral-music-3
"The Day Is Done" (Soprano/Tenor solo, SSAATTBB & piano) based on a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow https://soundcloud.com/timothymillermusic/the-day-is-done?in=timothymillermusic/sets/choral-music-3
Timothy Lee Miller (b. 1961) is a prolific American composer writing unique contemporary concert music for various chamber ensembles, orchestra, wind ensemble, and voice, as well as jazz music for small ensembles and big band. He has also written for film and television.
Miller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in instrumental music education from the University of Tennessee where he studied composition with John Anthony Lennon, and he earned a Master of Music degree from the University of Miami where he studied media writing and production and jazz with James Progris and Ron Miller. He just completed an MFA degree program in music composition at Vermont College of Fine Arts where he studied with Tamar Diesendruck, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Andy Jaffe, John Fitz Rogers and Roger Zahab.
He has received numerous commissions and awards, including several ASCAP awards. His Kid's Play: A Fun Suite for Orchestra was awarded a Distinguished and Special Mention at the 2009 IBLA Grand Prize Competition in Ragusa, Italy. The Garden of Dreams, a six-part a cappella setting of a Madison J. Cawein poem, was winner of the International Music Prize for Excellence in Composition 2011, and his choral setting of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem The Day Is Done was a finalist in the same competition. His most recent commissions include Song On May Morning (SATB a cappella) for Anadarko High School, Anadarko, Oklahoma and Jubilate Deo (TTBB a cappella) for Voces Capituli of Antwerp, Belgium.