About Me

A native of Poughkeepsie, New York, Dr. Paul Miller is an active music theorist, a musicologist and performer in the historic instrument community. His publications can be found in Perspectives of New Music, Twentieth Century Music, Music and Letters, Early Music and Opera Quarterly. As a performer, Paul has been heard with Pittsburgh’s Chatham Baroque, at the Metropolitian Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, the National Cathedral, the Darmstadt International Vacation Courses for New Music, the Hawai`i Performing Arts Festival, and the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, where he teaches each summer.

Having studied at Vassar College, New England Conservatory and Harvard University, Dr. Miller holds a Master’s in Viola Performance and a Ph.D. in Music Theory, both from the Eastman School of Music. He has taught at Temple University, the University of Colorado in Boulder, and at Cornell University where he held a prestigious two-year Mellon Fellowship. Currently he is an Assistant Professor of Musicianship at Duquesne University where he enjoys teaching music theory.

Paul coaches the University's baroque mentoring ensemble, The Duke's Music, which is the only group of its type in the Allegheny region.

Photo Credit: Stephen Groves