We are pleased to welcome Dr. Jeffrey Miller as the new Boulder Concert Band conductor and musical director.
Dr. Miller has enjoyed being both member and conductor of several community bands and orchestra organizations in the state of Florida and now joins the Boulder Concert Band for his inaugural season. Jeff's primary instrument is the Trumpet.
“My family and I are thrilled to be living in Boulder and I am excited to begin this musical journey with the members of the Boulder Concert Band.”
He is currently the interim Assistant Band Director at the University of Colorado Boulder where he serves as the assistant director of the Golden Buffalo Marching Band, teaches a course in marching band techniques, conducts the Buff basketball and Concert Band, and oversees student teachers’ internships.
Prior to his appointment at CU he served as a graduate teaching assistant for the university athletic and concert bands at Florida State University and worked as a public school band director in the state of Florida. Dr. Miller holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Florida Southern College, a Master of Music Education degree, and the Doctor of Philosophy degree from Florida State University.
At FSU, he studied arranging and marching band drill design with Patrick Dunnigan, and conducting with Richard Clary. Dr. Miller’s professional affiliations include the College Band Directors National Association, the National Band Association, Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society, and is a brother of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
"I’ve been in involved in community bands for many years, and my musical life simply would not be complete unless I was part of the local musical community," added Dr. Miller. I am excited to conduct the high caliber of musicians who comprise the Boulder Concert Band. I look forward to a concert season filled with a wide variety of wind music that will be captivating for band members and audiences alike.”
Meet Dr. Miller
What is the most recent concert you've attended?
Florida State University Wind Orchestra
What is the most recent book you've read?
What is your favorite meal?
Chili on a cold day
What is your favorite movie?
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Vice President - Dee LeMaster
Secretary - Sheri VandeRiet
Treasurer - Peter Gowan
Webmaster - Aaron Jordan
Board Member - Linda Welch
Board Member - Erik Plate
Board Member - Marilyn Kroner
Board Member - Steve Matteson
The Boulder Concert Band has approximately 70 members drawn from throughout the greater Boulder and Front Range area.
Celebrating its 32nd season, the BCB has a glorious tradition. The first records of a performing band in the city of Boulder date back to 1870. The ICC Silver Cornet Band, as it was known, performed weekly concerts in the pioneer town of Boulder. In the spring of 1897 a larger band organization was formed. This group, called the Boulder Band, was said to be the best organization of its type in Colorado. Several decades later, the Boulder Municipal Band was formed and was the first to include women musicians.
The Boulder Concert Band as we know it today was reorganized in 1976 by the late Hugh McMillen, former Director of Bands at the University of Colorado. Considered to be one of the premier adult community bands in the state, the current organization has over 70 volunteer musicians. Its members are from the business, professional, and educational communities in the Boulder County and Denver metro area.
The BCB provides our community with outstanding performances of traditional and modern concert literature and enriches the cultural experience of the audience and the musicians. The BCB also provides a community organization for adults who wish to continue to play their instruments after completing high school or college.