Publications

D.M.A. Thesis

Juried Presentations

  • Miller, R. W. (2012, February 27). “Darius Milhaud’s La Création du Monde: The Conductor’s Guide to Performance.” College Band Directors National Association Southern Division Conference, Kennesaw, GA.
  • ______. (2012, February 28). “University of South Alabama Jaguar Marching Band: Latin Show Video.” College Band Directors National Association Southern Division Conference, Kennesaw, GA. [Video available online at youtu.be/Ql0WWkb_7kc]

Other Presentations

  • Miller, R.W. (2012, June 31-July 2). “The State of the Art Marching Band.” College Band Directors National Association National Athletic Band Symposium, Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University.
  • ______. (2013, June 15). “Maximizing Student Engagement in your Marching Band Rehearsals.” Alabama Bandmasters Association Summer In-Service Conference, Orange Beach, AL.
  • ______. (2013, September 20). “Improving Intonation, Balance, and Sound Quality in Marching Band.” Guest Lecture, Youngstown, OH: Youngstown State University.
  • ______. (2014, November 17). “It’s Got Nothing to Do with Music: Non-Musical Skills You Must Master to Be a Successful School Band Director.” Guest Lecture, Indianapolis, IN: Butler University.
  • ______. (2014, November 17). “Developing Intonation in Your Band.” Guest Lecture, Louisville, KY: University of Louisville.
  • ______. (2014, November 19). “Make Your Conducting Matter.” Guest Lecture, Louisville, KY: University of Louisville.
  • ______. (2014, November 19). “Developing Intonation in Your Band.” Guest Lecture, Louisville, KY: University of Louisville.
  • Miller, R.W. and Rivera, Luis C. (2015, January 3). “A Modern Percussion Edition of Darius Milhaud’s La Création du Monde.” Honolulu, HI: Hawaii University International Conference on the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences & Education.
  • Miller, R.W. (2015, October 23). “Social Media Integration and Automation.” Guest Lecture, Duluth, MN: University of Minnesota-Duluth.
  • ______. (2015, October 29). “The Big Picture: Short and Long Term Planning for Your School Band.” Guest Lecture, Oxford, OH: Miami University of Ohio.
  • ______. (2015, November 2). “Effective Field Show Planning and Design.” Guest Tele-Lecture, Lincoln, NE: Nebraska Wesleyan University.
  • ______. (2015, November 5). “Arranging in the Real World: Hiring Arrangers, Watering, and Revoicing.” Guest Lecture, Youngstown, OH: Youngstown State University.
  • ______. (2015, November 9). “It’s Got Nothing to Do with Music: Non-Musical Skills You Must Master to Be a Successful School Band Director.” Guest Lecture, Lexington, KY: The University of Kentucky.
  • ______. (2016, September 15). “Marching Band Show Design and Music Arranging Rights.” Guest Lecture, Louisville, KY: The University of Louisville.

Juried Articles

  • Rivera, Luis, R. Ward Miller, and Matthew Greenwood. “A Modern Percussion Edition of Darius Milhaud’s La création du monde.” Percussive Notes 55, no. 1 (March 2017): 21-23.
  • Miller, R.W. “Defining Jazz Elements in Darius Milhaud’s La Creation du Monde.” The Journal of Band Research 50, no. 1 (2014): 1-12.
  • ______. “An Analysis of Darius Milhaud’s La Creation du Monde.” The Journal of Band Research 49, no. 2 (2014): 60-80.
  • ______. (2014). “Defining Jazz Elements in La Creation du Monde,” in The Journal of Band Research.

Other Articles

Published Compositions

Published Concert Band Arrangements

  • Miller, R.W. (2016) Antonin Dvorak’s “Song to the Moon” from Rusalka. Concert Band. DevMusic Publishing Company. [available through J.W. Pepper]

Published Marching Band Arrangements