Michael Austin Miller

Writer, Composer, Conductor, Church Musician, Educator

Photo:  Ron Anderson

If you would like a class, clinic, or workshop specifically

tailored to your needs,

please contact Michael

to discuss your

desired outcomes and

how to achieve them.

Fees are negotiable and are

relative to the length and

location of the event.


  Michael Miller has held choral and instrumental teaching positions from elementary through

  the university level.  After 6 years as a Professor of Music at Trinity Lutheran College where

  his primary role was conducting the Concert Choir, sadly the college had to close its doors. 

  Michael Austin Miller has left the classroom- at least for now

   - to focus more on composing. 


  He holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree and a Master of Music degree in Choral

  Conducting from Winthrop University.  Additionally he has done postgraduate work toward

  a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting at the University of Washington.

  He has taught private piano, voice, trombone, guitar, and composition lessons.


  In 1999, Michael received the Great Teachers Award for beginning educators by Lancaster County

  School district.  This honor is awarded to one teacher annually who has less than two years of  

  classroom experience.  Nominations for this award come from students, faculty, parents, and the 

  community members.

  In 2010, he received the Excellence in Teaching award from Trinity Lutheran College.  This award is

  given to one professor annually.  Nomination for this award come from students and faculty.