Rebecca Miller is a Boston-based violist, currently studying with Nicholas Cords. In 2021 she will move to Toronto to study with Steve Dann at the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory, as a candidate for the Artist Diploma. She received her Bachelor of Music degree at the Boston Conservatory in Boston, Massachusetts, where she studied with Rictor Noren. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rebecca previously studied viola with Lewis Rosove.
Rebecca has performed frequently with ensembles throughout the greater New England area, such as Symphony New Hampshire, Lowell Chamber Orchestra, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of Indian Hill, New Bedford Symphony, New England Philharmonic, Ambient Orchestra, Boston Opera Collaborative, MassOpera, MetroWest Opera, Commonwealth Lyric Opera, Umbrella Theater, and Moonbox Theater. Her experience includes classical orchestral performance, pit orchestras, contemporary ensembles, studio orchestras and recording studios, and chamber ensembles. Rebecca has been a winner of the Boston Conservatory chamber music competition, 2015, and a second place winner in the Boston Conservatory String Honors Competition, 2017.
In addition to being a chamber and orchestral musician, Rebecca is committed to the educated performance of contemporary music, and dedicates much of her time to rehearsing and performing new works, especially those written by women and BIPOC. She has performed for several contemporary ensembles, including the Boston Opera Collaborative's Opera Bites, Chimera New Music Project, JANVS Project, The Fourth Wall, and Ambient Orchestra, and recently performed a program of contemporary and commissioned works for string duo in Boston, NYC, and Milwaukee, alongside violinist & violist Laura Thompson.