American conductor REBECCA MILLER has been named chief conductor of Sweden’s Uppsala Chamber Orchestra, starting in Autumn 2019. She will lead the orchestra’s final concert of the current season this May in the Uppsala Konsert and Congress hall. Born in California, Miller resides in England. Miller is currently associate conductor of the Southbank Sinfonia, director of orchestras at Royal Holloway University of London, and for many years taught at the junior department of the Royal Academy of Music. She has recently guest-conducted orchestras such as the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, and at the BBC Proms. She previously served as American Conducting Fellow at the Houston Symphony and resident conductor of the Louisiana Philharmonic, holds a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin Conservatory and a master’s degree from Northwestern University, and was a Junior Fellow at the Royal College of Music in London. She was a League of American Orchestras Conducting Fellow at the Houston Symphony from 2005 to 2007, and participated in the League’s 2016 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview.
Posted February 13, 2019