Adjunct Assistant Teaching Professor, Music
BA, Indiana University
MM, Redlands University, CA
Stephen has taught at Notre Dame Since 1986. He has worked professionally as a guitarist, composer and instructor since 1980. As a guitarist he has performed extensively as a soloist and in ensembles performing original works as well as classical and jazz works from Bach to Duke Ellington and owns his own teaching studio Miller Guitar Academy. His own works incorporate his love for Classical, Jazz, Popular and Folk music. He holds a bachelor in Music Composition from Indiana University and a Masters in Music Composition and Guitar Performance from the University of Redlands, CA. He studied with Terry Graves of the Falla Trio and William Kanengiser of the L.A. Guitar Quartet. Stephen also studied composition with Barney Childs at the University of Redlands. Stephen and his wife Joellen have published their own instructional series Guitar Academy.