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About Noa Miller

Noa Miller
Noa Miller
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Columbia, SC
Speaks: Hebrew, Russian, English
Instructs: French Horn, Trumpet
Education: DMA (All But Dissertation status) in Trumpet Performance - University of South Carolina; Master's in Music - Trumpet Performance University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; Bachelor's in Trumpet Performance Ohio University
Performance Experience: 11+ years of freelance performing experience including in San Francisco Bay Area, Cincinnati, and Columbia SC. See biography for more information.
Teaching Experience: 5+ years of teaching students from elementary school, middle school, high school, collegiate, to professional army musicians.
Teaching Philosophy: My teaching philosophy is based on student centered learning, that each student learns in their own unique way. It is crucial to nourish students’ curiosity and enable them to critically think for themselves, thus giving them the tools to continue to grow as musicians. For my younger students, music lessons also help develop music appreciation, discipline, problem solving, teamwork, and creative skill sets.

Get to know Noa Miller

Noa Miller was born in Israel and began her musical studies with piano at the age of four. In 2003, she began studying trumpet with Joyce Johnson-Hamilton. In 2017 Miller won first place at the International Women Brass Conference Susan Slaughter Solo Trumpet Competition (Category I). She also has been previously a semi-finalist in the Graduate Solo and the Ensemble Divisions at the National Trumpet Competition. She has participated in prestigious summer festivals and seminars such as Atlantic Music Festival, Marrowstone Music Festival, Chosen Vale International Trumpet Seminar, and Summer Brass Institute and Festival. As a chamber musician, she is a founding member of the Category V Brass quintet and has frequently performed with the Capital City Brass Quintet. As an orchestral performer, Miller is currently the second trumpeter with the Aiken Symphony Orchestra, a member of the Columbia Chamber Orchestra, and the Bruch Chamber Orchestra.

As an educator, Miller has taught beginners through professional army musicians. Miller is currently adjunct faculty at University of South Carolina, teaching Music Appreciation while maintaining her private trumpet studio through Music & Arts. She was previously on the faculty at Columbia College (SC), the Carolina Summer Music Conservatory, the University of South Carolina Community Music School, and the US Army Band contracted music teacher (for the trumpeters in the 282).

Noa Miller completed her Master's degree in Trumpet Performance studying with Alan Siebert and Phil Collins at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and her undergraduate degree studying with John Schlabach at Ohio University. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Trumpet Performance and a minor in Music History (in ABD status), studying with James Ackley at the University of South Carolina.

Check out her website and her YouTube Channel

Noa Miller teaches at:
4611 Hard Scrabble Rd Suite 112
Columbia, SC 29229
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