South Side Suzuki Cooperative

J. Andrew Miller

Meet Mr. Andrew!


J. Andrew Miller

Co- Director/Violin Faculty

Originally from western Kentucky, J. Andrew Miller holds a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance from Murray State University, a Master of Music degree in violin performance and Post-Graduate Performance Certificate from DePaul University, in addition to certification in the Sassmanshaus Tradition and Suzuki Methods.  His influential teachers include Sue-Jean Park, Vincent Frittelli, Karen Clarke and Olga Dubossarskaya Kaler.

Mr. Miller draws his pedagogical inspirations from Olga Kaler, Linda Steig and Betty Haag-Kuhnke, combining early childhood Suzuki education with a strong technical foundation.

Miller has served as director and faculty for strings programs across western Kentucky and Chicago. He serves as conductor and clinician for the Quad State String Festival held at Murray State University, where he has premiered several of his own new pedagogical works for string orchestra. He currently serves as co-director and violin faculty at the South Side Suzuki Co-op, violin faculty at the Assyrian Universal Universal Foundation, and Upper String Technique teacher at the Chicago High School for the Arts.

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