Jeffrey Miller is an active free-lance trumpeter in the greater Philadelphia area as a soloist, in brass
ensembles, professional and community orchestras and bands, including the Bay-Atlantic, Pottstown
and Delaware Symphony Orchestras. He has performed on the Shofar with the New York
Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall under the directon of Kurt Mazur in July 1999 for the US Premier
of Dov Seltzer’s Lament to Yitzhak Rabin.
Mr. Miller has performed as a soloist with the Haddonfield (now Symphony in C), Symphony
Orchestra , North Penn (now SEPA) Symphony Orchestra, Bux-Mont Chamber Orchestra,
Montgomery County Concert Band, Bergan County (NJ) Youth Orchestra and the Temple and West
Chester University Wind Ensembles. He is the former conductor of the Summer Sounds Concert
Band and Valley Forge Pops Orchestra, and the founder and director of the Liberty Brass Ensemble,
whose appearances include many Star Spangles Banner performances at Philadelphia Flyers, 76ers
and Phillies games.
Mr. Miller received Bachelor of Music and Supervisor of Music degrees from Temple University, and
a Master of Music in Performance (trumpet) from West Chester University. He has studied with and
participated in master classes with past and present members of the Philadelphia Orchestra including
Samuel Krauss (Principal), Sigmund Hering, Roger Blackburn and David Bilger (Principal).
Mr. Miller’s teaching experience includes a number of institutions including Settlement Music
School, Lincoln University and Immaculata University, where he was an instructor and performer of
trumpet and brass ensembles. In the Norristown Area School District, School District of Philadelphia
and the North Penn School District, he was an instructor of bands (concert and jazz), wind ensembles,
pit & symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles and related fine arts classes.
Mr. Miller is an active member of the American Federetion of Musicians, National Education
Association, National Association for Music Education and the International Trumpet Guild.