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  • New Music Symposium

    October 29, 2016, 1:30 pm
    Studio 113

    Guest composer Augusta Read Thomas discusses her music and approach to composition

  • Pre-Concert Discussion: Boulez Legacy Series

    October 30, 2016, 3:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Pre-concert Panel Discussion: Reflections on Boulez

    Augusta Read Thomas, University of Chicago; Susan McClary, Case Western Reserve University; and Joshua Smith, principal flute, The Cleveland Orchestra; moderated by Keith Fitch.

  • Boulez Legacy Series

    October 30, 2016, 4:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Boulez the Advocate and Mentor 

    CIM New Music Ensemble
    Keith Fitch, director
    Augusta Read Thomas, guest composer
    Joshua Smith, flute

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Michael Miller began his tenure as fourth trumpet of The Cleveland Orchestra with the 2006 Blossom Festival season. A native of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Mr. Miller previously served as principal trumpet of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra from 2002 to 2006. Prior to that, he served as the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra’s second trumpet for eight seasons. He previously held positions in the Savannah Symphony Orchestra, the Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional in the Dominican Republic, and the OSN in Ecuador, where he performed and taught as a Fulbright grantee. He has been a featured soloist with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, the Charlotte Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Wind Ensemble, and has performed with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, and the Stuttgart Ballet. Mr. Miller has been a member of the music faculties at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Queen’s University, and the University of South Carolina. He holds a bachelor of music degree from Baldwin-Wallace College and a master of music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. His teachers include James Darling (retired member of The Cleveland Orchestra), Eugene Blee, Philip Collins, James Thompson, and Larry Black. 



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