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Michael

Miller

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Michael

Miller

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Kansas City Performing Media Festival

Recently Michael Miller and Eric Souther presented KC PMF. It was a huge success! Check out the photos taken by Doug Bybee!

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News


News


News:


Michael's work Guthrie Songs will be performed during the the 2019 Look + Listen Festival in Brooklyn by Quince Ensemble on May 10th, 2019! Listen to the work here!

Michael is currently working on a new commission for Bill Shaltis, for solo percussion. Bill is currently an assistant professor of percussion at the University of Memphis.

Michael Was recently featured in Chamber Music Magazine, for his most recent commission with Quince Contemporary Ensemble. Here's the excerpt here, and the full mag here.

Michael's Work Fragmented Realities was featured in Original Gravity's Podcast. Check it out!

Bio


Bio


About

Michael Miller is a composer, bass clarinetist, and educator based in the Kansas City area. As a composer, Michael divides his time between traditional composition, and the creation of massive multimedia collaborative works. As an avid performer, he strongly believes in the aesthetics of the composer-performer and his compositions are informed from a performer's perspective. Michael's body of works are influenced by an eclectic collection of styles and genres including, but not limited to, jazz, rock, Persian dastgāh, death metal, and hip hop. He has received commissions from Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, Keith Kirchoff and the Midwest Chamber Ensemble, the California E.A.R. Unit, and Music from China. 

Full Bio and CV here

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Performances


Performances



MoxSonic @ University of Central Missouri

March 9th, 2019

Seamus 2019 National Conference

March 22nd, 2019



Second Nature Ensemble @ RecordBar

December, 2018


Quince Ensemble @ Library of Congress Performing Guthrie Songs, Washington D.C.

October 30, 2018


KC Performing Media Festival @ The La Esquina Gallery, KCMO

September 29, 2018


Second Nature Ensemble @ The Westport Coffee House

August, 2018


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Recent Works


Recent Works


Recent Works

 

Entangled Ecologies

For Improv Ensemble, Electronics, and Video 

Guthrie Songs

Commissioned by Quince Ensemble for 4 female voices 

2018

 

2017

Rydeen

Viola and Saxophone

Fragmented Realities

Performance Installation. Mnemosyne Quartet  with Eric Souther, video Artist

 

2016

Story Time With Russell: Something Wicked This Way Comes

narrator, alto saxophone, bass clarinet, live processing, and fixed media. 

Transient Harmony

Performance Installation. Mnemosyne Quartet, interactive performance on the Kansas City Street Car. 

 

2015

Nicodemus: The Beds are Burning Again

PIANO CONCERTO

Copper Birds

STRING TRIO

Analog Drift

IMMERSIVE PERFORMANCE INSTALLATION

Anomalous City

INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE INSTALLATION

My Trip to The Kansas City Zoo:

flute, 2 alto saxophones, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, fixed media.

 

2014

Arapaima

ZHONGHU AND BASS CLARINET

Migratory Sounds 

Performance Installation. Mnemosyne Quartet. Sound Installation at Oppenstein Brothers Memorial Park, 4 channels.

Michrochromatic

INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE INSTALLATION

2013