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Washington State University
College of Arts and Sciences School of Music

Sarah Miller

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 professor of Trombone at Washington State University. In this capacity she assists with all aspects of the athletic band program and teaches private trombone lessons, as well as performs in the Faculty Brass Quintet and Jazz Northwest.

As both a trombonist and euphoniumist, Dr. Miller is an active member in the low brass community. She has performed several international tours and recorded two CDs with the brass ensemble Eurobrass. Recently, her chamber ensemble, In Motus Quartet, released their first, self-titled CD on the Emeritus Recordings label. As an international competitor, Dr. Miller has competed at the Lieksa Brass Competition in Lieksa, Finland, and has won both the International Tuba and Euphonium and International Women’s Brass Conference’s Young Artist Competitions.

Dr. Miller 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.