Pianist and vocal coach Catherine Miller is a member of the music staff at San Diego Opera, the Artistic Director of the Pasadena Vocal Competition and active as a recitalist with classical singers. Recent appearances with soprano Angel Blue have included recitals at the Ravinia Music Festival and for the Vocal Arts DC recital series at the Kennedy Center.
Active as a vocal accompanist throughout California, she recently performed with soprano Jamie Chamberlin and tenor Nathan Granner as part of the Made in LA recital series for Long Beach Opera. As an educator, she has served as a faculty member at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival and most recently at the International Vocal Arts Academy in Payerbach, Austria, under the auspices of renowned baritone, Vladimir Chernov. She has worked with Opera Santa Barbara, Los Angeles Opera, Opera Pacific, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, the Teatro Municipal in Santiago Chile and for the Spoleto Festival in Italy.
Past seasons engagements with classical singers include recitals at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, Wigmore Hall in London, England, the Chiesa Santa Margherita in Vernazza, Italy, and at the Modavi Center in Davis, California. She is the official accompanist for the Loren L. Zachary Vocal Competition, the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions for the Los Angeles District and has played for the Dalis Vocal Competition and Operalia.
She holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Southern California, a Master of Music Degree from the Juilliard School and was a Fulbright Scholar at the Liszt Academy in Budapest, Hungary.