Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
School of Music
Bryan Fine Arts #313
Jeffrey L. Miller is Director of Bands at Tennessee Technological University. In this capacity, Dr. Miller serves as conductor of the Symphony Band and Concert Band, is Director of the Golden Eagle Marching Band, teaches courses in Instrumental Conducting & Literature, and other courses in the music education curriculum.
Prior to his appointment at Tennessee Technological University, he served as Associate Director of Bands/Director of Athletic Bands at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and as Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Miller holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Florida Southern College, a Master of Music Education and Ph.D. in Music Education, with emphasis in instrumental conducting, from Florida State University. Prior to his university appointments, Miller served as band director in the state of Florida where he directed middle and high school bands.
Dr. Miller’s research interests include evaluating quality in wind band literature for school ensembles. His article, An Analysis of James M. Stephenson’s Symphony No. 2—Voices: With Commentary by the Composer, was recently accepted for publication in the prestigious Journal of Band Research. He has presented research and teaching clinics at national, regional, and state-level conferences, including the CBDNA Athletic Band Symposium, the CBDNA/NBA Southern Division Conference, and the Colorado, Florida, Indiana, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia Music Educator’s Conferences. He has conducted honor bands throughout the Southeastern United States and enjoys an active schedule as an adjudicator/clinician for concert and marching assessments.
Dr. Miller holds professional memberships in the National Association for Music Education, the College Band Directors National Association, Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and is an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi National Band Fraternity.