Douglas Miller

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Douglas Miller, Clarinetist, joined the ASU Faculty in 1980 and taught at ASU for 43 years. He first played with the Western Piedmont Symphony over 50 years ago while still a member of the Lenoir High School Band and was Principal clarinetist with the orchestra for 43 consecutive years. He made his New York debut in Carnegie Recital Hall in 1973 as winner of the Artists International Management Competition and has performed with many orchestras and chamber groups, some of which include the Manhattan Orchestra, the Amor Artis Orchestra, the Columbia University Orchestra,  the New York Kammermusiker,  the Eroica Trio, and for the League of Composers.  He has been a member of the Berkshire Music Festival at Tanglewood, the Mozarteum Festival Orchestra in Salzburg, the International Hindemith Festival in Los Angeles, the Wintergreen Music Festival and the Kalmen Opperman Clarinet Choir in New York.   Locally, Dr. Miller has played with the Roanoke Symphony,  Roanoke Opera,  the Winston-Salem Symphony, the North Carolina Symphony, the Greensboro Symphony, the Broyhill Chamber Ensemble, and with the Appalachian Woodwind Quintet. His teachers included Raymond Gariglio, Leon Russianoff, Robert Marcellus and Kalmen Opperman.  He may be heard on Richard Stoltzman's Aria album on RCA and has also recorded on the Centaur label.  Dr. Miller is currently retired and lives in Blowing Rock, NC.