David and Paulette have been performing together for many years in Southern California.
They are frequent guest artists in Murlo and surrounding cities in Tuscany, Italy, where they reside during the summer months.
DAVID & PAULETTE MILLER
DAVID BREHM MILLER, Flutist: David Miller was born in Los Angeles and began playing the flute at a young age. He subsequently studied with Roger Stevens of the L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition, he has performed in master classes with Jean-Pierre Rampal and James Galway. David and his wife, Paulette, have been a flute and harp duo since 1971, and have played for hundreds of weddings, receptions, church services, public recitals and other festive occasions. In 2007 the Millers became part-time residents in Murlo, a historic borgo near Siena, Italy, and, together with pianist, Geoffrey Merrill, perform regularly in its Settimana Della Musica during August as well as other recitals throughout Italy. He currently plays flute and piccolo with the Pasadena Crown City Orchestra and the Crown City Flute Choir and has been principal flutist for the Los Angeles Nova Orchestra and the Los Angeles Highland Park Symphony. David Miller is also a well-respected music educator, having taught in California private conservatories and public schools for the past 37 years. He has received the Southern California Outstanding Music Educator award from the state music teaching association. Now retired, Mr. Miller remains a coach for woodwind groups of youth bands and orchestras in Pasadena and surrounding cities.
PAULETTE MARIE MILLER, Harpist: Paulette Miller is a native of California and grew up in a musical family. As a young child she studied piano, guitar, flute and oboe. She entered Cal State University Los Angeles where she began studying harp with the renowned harpist, Susann McDonald and has continued her studies on Celtic harp with Aedan MacDonnell and Deborah Henson-Conant. Paulette performs regularly with her husband David in a flute/harp duo throughout Southern California. She is now involved during the summer months in various recitals in Italy, often expanding their repertoire by performing with other musicians. Paulette is also outstanding music educator. She was an elementary music teacher, mentor, and curriculum writer with Los Angeles Unified School District and has been honored by California Music Educators’ Association. She is currently a part-time professor teaching Early Childhood and Elementary Music Education at California State University, Los Angeles and Glendale College. She continues her involvement in education with TCAP, The California Arts Project. Paulette is an author, music producer and publisher with Language Through Music Inc, which publishes early childhood music materials and college textbooks and is a much sought after clinician in the field of music education.