Tom J. Miller
Director, Lamont Steel Drum Ensemble
What I do
Adjunct Faculty, Percussion; Director, Lamont Steel Drum Ensemble
Steel Drum, Percussion
Miller's composing talents have earned him grants from the prestigious Meet the Composer Foundation five times, fostering the creation, performance and education of audiences through his compositions featuring steel drums and percussion. This dedication to musical education has won Miller many invitations as an artist in residence at numerous universities and colleges throughout the US. Miller currently is the director of the Lamont Steel Drum Ensemble at the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music where he serves as an adjunct artist-faculty member. Miller has also served on the faculty of the JAZZ School in Berkeley, CA, the Mannette Steel Drum Workshop in Morgantown, WV, and the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival. Miller is currently director of the annual Pan Ramajay Summer Steel Drum Festival in Denver, CO.
Miller is the founder and president of one of the foremost steel drum music publishing companies, Pan Ramajay Productions. Pan Ramajay Productions features Miller's own compositions and recordings as well as those of other prominent steel drum composers worldwide.
- BM, Percussion/Music, University of Akron
- Broadcast Music International
- Percussive Arts Society