Scottish violinist, Danny Miller is a prize-winning graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where he studied under Peter Lissauer and Gina McCormack. He then studied under the tutelage of Professor Igor Ozim of the Mozarteum Universitat in Salzburg, Austria. Prizes include the Bette and Willie MacPherson Prize for Solo Violin Playing, the Mabel Glover String Quartet Competition and the Governor’s Prize for Chamber Music. In 2013, he was selected for an apprenticeship with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. He plays regularly with the Orchestra of Scottish Opera.
Danny enjoys a busy schedule of chamber, orchestral and solo playing. He has appeared as Guest Leader of Scottish Sinfonia and has led both the Edinburgh Grand Opera and Haddo House Operatic Society orchestras in their respective productions of La Boheme and La Traviata. Solo performances include the concerti of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Vaughan Williams. Danny was Principal Second Violin of the Mediterranean Opera Studio Festival Orchestra during their Sicilian Tour in 2016 where he also performed as a soloist with the orchestra. Recently he played for the Concert-Master of the Teatro Massimo, Palermo. In 2017 he was accepted into the Orchestra of the Varna International Opera Academy, Bulgaria and toured the UK and Italy with Raucous Rossini, the Helios Collective and the New Generation Festival, Florence. Danny has recently completed a tour of Canada and the USA with TransAtlanticOpera, performing at venues including the National Opera Centre in NYC. His recent CD “Remembrances: Music of the First World War” was released in June 2017.
Upcoming performances include a busy recital season across Scotland, performances with the Argyll String Quartet, leading Tayside Opera in their production of La Traviata, returning to lead the Mediterranean Opera Studio Festival Orchestra and freelance work with the Orchestra of Scottish Opera.