Carrie has taught cello privately for the past 10 years and hopes to continue to do so now that she has moved to Ann Arbor Michigan to be a freelance musician. She has performed with the Jackson Symphony, South West Symphony Orchestra, and West Symphony Orchestra. Carrie Miller studied at Florida State University with Greg Sauer for a Masters of Music in cello performance and recently received a Bachelors of Music in cello performance from the California State University, Sacramento where she studied with Professor Andrew Luchansky. Carrie began playing the cello at nine years old in Davis California where she grew up. During her 4 years at CSU, Sacramento, she had masterclasses with pianist-composer, Eric Zivian, cellist, Timothy Eddie, and cellist, Steven Doane. In 2015 she performed the Lalo Cello Concerto after being a winner of the CSU Sacramento Concerto Competition. Outside of performing, Carrie was a part of the co-educational music fraternity Mu Phi Epsilon for 3 years working as steward, treasurer, music tutor of history, theory, and cello, and fundraising committee chair.
While attending Florida State University, Carrie performed with the opera, the University Symphony Orchestra, the baroque ensemble, and the viol ensemble. During her masters, she also performed with the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Symphonia Gulf Coast Orchestra, Albany Symphony Orchestra, and Panama City Pops Orchestra. One of the greatest moments in her career was to play with world renowned singer, Renee Fleming.