Coordinator of Vocal Studies
Associate Professor of Music, Voice
- D.M.A. in Vocal Performance, The Ohio State University
- M.M. in Vocal Performance, The Ohio State University
- B.A. in Music Education & Applied Music, Alderson-Broaddus University
Dr. Samantha Miller is a hybrid performer and vocal instructor, specializing in both commercial and classical techniques. She has held professional engagements with West Virginia Symphony, Virginia Opera, Opera Columbus, Chorale Acadienne, Opera Louisiane, Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra, and Prelude to Performance in NYC.
Dr. Miller has served on the faculty at Louisiana College in Pineville, LA and the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, served as worship leader at River Outreach Center in Pineville, Louisiana, and is an active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). Many of Dr. Miller’s students, both past and present, have won or placed in national vocal competitions and are successfully entering the music industry as musical theater performers, worship leaders, and artists.
In 2010, Dr. Miller’s research on Stephen Collins Foster was published in Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture. In addition to research, Dr. Miller is an active songwriter, with her husband, Gabriel. Their first live recording of originals, entitled The Sound of Revival, was released in May 2017.