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Brent Miller has an international profile as a Timpanist, Percussionist and Educator.  His extensive orchestral career has included performances with the Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Queensland, Singapore and New Zealand Symphony Orchestras, the Malaysian Philharmonic, Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa, Auckland Philharmonia, Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, Victorian Opera, Queensland Pops, Camerata of St John’s, Philharmonia Australia and the YouTube Symphony Orchestra.   As a chamber musician, Brent is a core member of Ensemble Q , Timpanist of Melbourne Chamber Orchestra and performs with Plexus.


Through his freelance engagements, Brent has had the privilege of performing alongside artists such as Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Diana Krall, Armand Van Helden, Tim Minchin, Sinead O’Connor, Hilltop Hoods, Kate Ceberano, Lang Lang, The Wiggles, Ministry of Sound, Kate Miller-Heidke and Gurrumul Yunupingu.


As an educator, Brent is teaching faculty at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Griffith University, and an examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB).  He is frequently in demand for private tutoring, masterclasses, school workshops and professional development sessions for teachers.  Brent also teaches privately at  Just Percussion  and  J Percussion Music School.   He was Project Co-Ordinator for the 2016 Australian Percussion Gathering.


Brent is passionate about expressing the musical capabilities of percussion instruments to the fullest degree through orchestral, chamber, solo and concerto performances.  Recently, 100 solo timpani compositions were written for Brent by composers around the world.


Please contact Brent directly if you would like more information about his performing or teaching services.

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