Originally from Chicago, IL, David J. Miller studied with Thomas Ashworth while earning a
He was a member of the Charleston Symphony (SC), and solo trombonist with the Orquesta Sinaloa de las Artes (Sinaloa, Mexico), of which he was a founding member. He was the principal trombonist of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Minería (Mexico City, Mexico). He has performed solo recitals in Poland, given master
He is currently a member of the US Navy Band in Washington, DC and Principal Trombonist of the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. His transcriptions for concert band have been recorded and performed on numerous tours of the US Navy Concert Band. He also arranges for The Barclay Brass, one of the premiere brass ensembles of the National Capitol Region. As an engraver and copyist, he worked for Kalmus Music, and now publishes his own arrangements at Sterling Music Editions. In 2010, the Philadelphia Orchestra performed the premiere of his critical edition of Mikhail Glinka's Ruslan and Ludmila Overture under the direction of Charles Dutoit.