Kelly A. Miller is Coordinator of Music Education at the University of Central Florida where she conducts the Women’s Choir. She teaches introduction to music education, secondary choral methods I and II, music learning theory and assessment, music and the student with exceptionalities, graduate classes in music education and supervises student teachers through their internships. Prior to her appointment at UCF, Miller taught at Western Illinois University as Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education, conducting the Concert Choir and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. She conducted the Women’s Glee Club at Michigan State University for three years and taught choral music at the high school level for thirteen years in Michigan, Florida, and Nebraska. While in Orlando, Dr. Miller founded the choral/vocal program at Timber Creek High School, served as District 8 Chair for the Florida Vocal Association, and received her National Board Certification in secondary choral music. Before directing choirs, Miller taught band for grades five through twelve, music theory, and elementary general music in Nebraska.
In addition to her choral directing and teaching, she has maintained a large private voice studio and is in demand to lead choral workshops in the choral director as voice teacher, leadership, creating artistry, student ownership, and team building. Dr. Miller frequently serves as a clinician and festival adjudicator. She has been invited to conduct regional honor choirs and provide conference presentations in Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Florida, and Michigan. Dr. Miller has performed at both divisional and national conventions of the American Choral Directors Association and at the Nebraska Music Educators Association Convention.
Miller holds the D.M.A. degree in choral conducting from Michigan State University, the M.M degree in music education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and the B.A. degree in music education from the University of Nebraska at Kearney.