Double Bass

  • : John's main bass is a full size Double Bass made by Joseph Reiger in Mittenald Germany in 1821. His other bass is a modern instrument made by Arnold Schnitzer, it is unique in that it is asymmetrical. It looks like Salvador Dali made a bass.
  • Hometown: Hampton, VA
  • Year Joined: 1993
  • Education: Bachelor of Music – James Madison University; Master of Music – Peabody Conservatory
  • Passions and Interests: Outside of music, John enjoys golf, craft beer, and watching football.
  • Career Highlights: Some of John's favorite career highlights include, rehearsing Brahms's 4th Symphony with George Solti at Abbey Roads studio in London, playing the "Trout quintet" with Andrea Watts, and releasing a CD on Albany records (Miller and Ramsey Play Ramsier).
  • Geri And Ronald Yonover Chair Chair
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John Miller


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