Dr. Lisabeth Miller teaches voice, piano, and music history at the University of St. Joseph and Manchester Community College and is the Artistic Director of the Hartford Opera Theater. She also serves as director of music at Old St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Bloomfield, CT, where she directs the adult choir and oversees the church’s professional concert series.
Also an active performer on the opera and concert stage, Miller has recently been featured as soprano soloist with the Manchester Symphony and Chorale, the Nutmeg Symphony, the Waterbury Chorale, the Farmington Valley Symphony, the Farmington Valley Chorale, the New Britain Chorale, and the University of Connecticut Festival Chorus. Favorite opera roles have been the title role in Alcina, Mother in Amahl in the Night Visitors, Female Chorus in The Rape of Lucretia, First Lady in The Magic Flute, and Nella in Gianni Schicchi. Miller is an avid performer of new music; she has given world premieres of many pieces by contemporary composers, and in 2017 created the roles of Donna, Jennifer, and Holly in The Faith Operas by David Wolfson with Hartford Opera Theater. Dr. Miller holds a doctor of musical arts degree from the University of Connecticut, a master of music in vocal performance from the Hartt School of Music, and a bachelor of arts from Brandeis University. She is thrilled to be returning for her second summer on the voice and conducting faculty of NEMC, and also spent three summers (2000-2002) at NEMC as a counselor.