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Washington State University
College of Arts and Sciences School of Music

Sarah Miller

Office: Kimbrough 156
School of Music
Washington State University
PO Box 645300
Pullman, WA 99164-5300
Phone: (509) 335-5878

Associate Professor of Music, Career Track, Associate Director of Athletic Bands, Trombone Professor

Dr. Sarah Miller is the Associate Director of Athletic Bands and Associate Professor of Trombone (Career Track) at Washington State University. In this capacity, she assists with all aspects of the athletic band program, teaches the trombone studio, and performs in the Faculty Brass Quintet.

Sarah currently performs across eastern Washington as the principal trombonist in the Washington-Idaho Symphony and as a member of the Spokane Jazz Orchestra and the Palouse Brass Company. She recently released an album of trombone and euphonium in unique chamber settings entitled Wail, which can be found on all streaming platforms. Sarah has been an invited clinician at the Eurobrass Workshop in Germany and an invited presenter and performer at numerous conferences including the International Trombone Festival, International Women’s Brass Conference, International Tuba and Euphonium Conference, and College Music Society.

Sarah earned the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in Low Brass Performance from the University of Kansas where she studied with Scott Watson and Dr. Michael Davidson. While at KU, she assisted with the Marching Jayhawks and directed the KU Women’s Basketball and Volleyball Pep Bands. She received a Master of Music Degree in Euphonium Performance from the University of Arkansas where she studied with Dr. Benjamin Pierce and Gerald Sloan, as well as a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Education from the University of Georgia, studying with David Zerkel.