Brent Miller

Acting Convenor of Percussion

Brent Miller has a multifaceted career of international acclaim as a Timpanist, Percussionist and Educator. His performances across the globe have been reviewed as 'thrilling' and displaying 'the utmost virtuosity'. His extensive orchestral career has included performances with most major orchestras in Australasia. As a chamber musician, Brent is a core member of Ensemble Q, Principal Timpanist of Melbourne Chamber Orchestra and performs with Plexus. Brent has had the privilege of performing alongside artists such as Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Diana Krall, Armand Van Helden, Tim Minchin, Lang Lang, Kate Miller-Heidke and Gurrumul Yunupingu, to name a few. As an educator, Brent has given workshops, tuition and professional development sessions around Australia as well as serving as an examiner for the AMEB. From Bach, to Boulez, to Basement Jaxx and beyond, Brent is passionate about expressing the musical capabilities of percussion instruments to the fullest degree, most recently having 100 solo timpani compositions written for him from composers around the world.