Curt Miller is a San Diego based clarinetist and sound artist specializing in the performance of contemporary chamber music and the creation of new performance and installation works with a current focus on the role of recording technology on musical transcription and translation. A frequent collaborator with composers, Curt has performed in dozens of premieres and performed internationally in ensembles and as soloist at venues such as the Lucerne Festival, Harvard’s Fromm Players series and Monday Evening Concerts and has begun to expand the repertoire for clarinet, double bass, and percussion as member of the trio Ensemble et cetera. Curt also frequently collaborates with visual artist Nichole Speciale on installations which reference and extend drawing and painting through sound and video.
Curt received his BM in clarinet performance under Richard Hawkins at Oberlin Conservatory and an MA in contemporary music performance at the University of California San Diego under Anthony Burr where he is currently studying for a DMA. In addition to his active performing schedule Curt educates through private clarinet instruction and work as a teaching assistant at the UC San Diego in music theory and history.
June 13, 2014