Gregory Miller is the Associate Director for the Cincinnati Youth Choir.
An emerging talent in the field, Cincinnati-based conductor, vocalist, and educator Gregory Miller has already established himself as a sought-after, versatile, and accomplished musician. He is especially passionate about vocal pedagogy, historical performance practice, promotion of underrepresented composers, and the power of emotional expression in vocal performance.
A native of the Queen City, Miller is ecstatic to return to the Cincinnati Youth Choir as the conductor of Voci. For six years, he sang in CYC as a member of Piccolo, Con Brio, Voci, and Bel Canto. He had the honor of serving as the Richard W. Wesp Assistant Conductor from 2019-2021. Miller also served as an intern with Con Brio and Bel Canto for two year during his time as an undergraduate. While holding these positions, Miller helped prepare students for festival performances at Carnegie Hall, as well as performances of Boito’s Mefistofole and Bernstein’s Mass with the Cincinnati May Festival. He also served as an instructor for ChoralQuest, one of CYC’s numerous after-school choral programs, at Parker Woods Montessori, Ross Middle School, and Mason Intermediate School. Miller has enjoyed a varied career as a conductor, leading singers of various ages and abilities. He currently serves as the Director of Choirs at the Cincinnati Country Day School, where he coordinates classroom and extra-curricular ensembles of students from grades two through twelve. During his tenure, he has increased student participation in choral activities, created two new ensembles, and established relationships between the choral program and the surrounding community. He is Assistant Choirmaster at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Hyde Park, where he co-conducts the Redeemer Choir and contributes in worship and repertoire planning. Previously, he was appointed as director of the University of Cincinnati Juncta Juvant Tenor/Bass Chorus for the 2021-2022 academic year, leading the ensemble made up of undergraduate students from all thirteen of the university’s academic colleges.
As a vocalist, Miller has taken part in a variety of solo and ensemble experiences. While pursuing his undergraduate degrees, he performed numerous operatic roles, including the titular Albert Herring in Britten’s Albert Herring, and Gabriel von Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus. He has also performed the tenor solos in oratorioworks, including Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Coronation Mass, and multiple Bach cantatas. As an ensemble performer, Miller has sung with numerous ensembles across the United States, including the CCM Chamber Choir, the Spoleto Festival USA Chorus, the Cincinnati Opera Chorus, the Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas, Collegium Cincinnati, and Cincinnati Coro Volante.
Miller holds dual bachelor degrees in Voice Performance and Music Education from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), as well as a master’s degree in Choral Conducting from CCM. He has studied voice under Mary Stucky and Daniel Weeks, and studied conducting under Dr. Joe Miller, Dr. L. Brett Scott, Robyn Lana, and Dr. Anthony Trecek-King. Miller holds professional memberships in the American Choral Directors’ Association (ACDA), the Ohio Choral Directors’ Association (OCDA), Chorus America, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), and the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA), and is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity.