MAUREEN MILLER, mezzo-soprano, is a singing artist of distinction whose beautiful timbre has pleased audiences throughout the U.S. and abroad. Performance credits include solo recitals, opera, and concert appearances in New York City, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, San Antonio, and Pittsburgh among others. International credits include performances in Kyoto and Osaka, Japan with the Sakai Opera Company, and solo recitals in Paris and Cyprus. Featured among her concert repertoire are the Rossini Stabat Mater, Beethoven's Symphony #9, and the Duruflé Requiem. In addition she has won vocal competitions in Milwaukee, New Hampshire, and Detroit and placed third in the National Opera Association competition in Boston.

More recently Ms. Miller sang the role of Mother Theresa (The Proposal) with the newly formed Microscopic Opera of Pittsburgh, was soloist with the St. Vincent Camerata in performances of Messiah and the Vivaldi
, and was a featured artist for the "Joy of Music Concert Series" at Manchester United Methodist Church in St. Louis. In May 2010 she was soloist for the Duruflé Requiem for "Music in a Great Space" at Shadyside Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh where she served as a regular soloist and member of the Chancel Choir from May 2007 – July 2012. She has since become the Assistant Choir Director at Immaculate Conception Church in Irwin where she coaches cantors, choir members, and sings at various liturgies.

Dr. Miller has extensive teaching experience both in academia and in private endeavors. For eleven years she taught voice and related subjects at Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana) where she was promoted to Associate Professor and received tenure. Prior to that, she taught for five years at Southeast Missouri State (Cape Girardeau, MO.) More recently she was on faculty at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2002-2003), St. Vincent College (Latrobe, PA.), (2007-2010) and currently teaches voice, class voice, music listening, and music history at WCCC (Youngwood, PA.).

Since 2000 Dr. Miller has maintained a vocal studio in her home teaching individuals of all ages and vocal levels including students from Greensburg Central Catholic, Hempfield Area High School, Latrobe High School, and Greensburg Salem High School. Many adult students have come to her for help with their vocal needs as cantors, church musicians, community choral singers, and participants in area music theatre organizations. She has experience teaching younger voices at the Westmoreland Suzuki School in Greensburg and has recently joined the faculty for the Community Music Program at Seton Hill University in Greensburg.

Training as a voice professional, Maureen has earned degrees in vocal performance from Duquesne University (B.M), the University of Michigan (M.M.), and Florida State University (D.M.) She has also studied and coached with such notables as Dr. Thomas Houser (New Holland, PA.), Edward Zambara (CASA), Mary Henderson and Donna Loewy (CCM), and Nico Castel and Joan Dornemann (MET).

Maureen was born and raised in Hempfield Township and, after many sojourns in her career, has returned to her childhood home to live and teach. A graduate of Hempfield Area High School, she was involved in musical pursuits from a young age winning a talent contest in third grade at Lincoln Heights Elementary! She is a life-long member of the Church of St. Paul in Greensburg where she often offers her services as cantor and soloist. She is also an active cantor for the Diocese of Greensburg and sings weddings throughout the area. She is an avid golfer and is seen on the course in her spare time.