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Peter Karl Miller

music educator

Peter Karl Miller, music educator. Certified state teacher Ohio, 1994, Illinois, 2006.


Miller, Peter Karl was born on September 11, 1959 in York, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Paul Wilson and Gertrud Dorothea Miller.


Bachelor of Science in music education, Indiana University Pennsylvania, 1981. Master of Music in vocal performance, Cleveland Institute Music, 1983. Master of Music in organ performance, Cleveland Institute Music, 1994.


Director of music St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, Cleveland, Ohio, 1983—1991. Organist, choir director Temple Emanu-El, University Heights, 1983—1996. Director of music ministries St. Dominic Church, Shaker Heights, 1991—1996.

Minister of music Grace United Methodist Church, Decatur, Illinois, 1996—2001. Assistant adjunct professor of music Millikin University, 1999—2002. Elementary string teacher Decatur Public School District 61, Illinois, 2001—2002.

Assistant professor music Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana, 2002—2009, associate professor music, since 2009. Music faculty Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, 1983—1987. Artistic director Sacred Madrigal Singers, Decatur, Illinois, since 1996.


  • Certified state teacher Ohio, 1994, Illinois, 2006.



Director Sons of Harmony Barbershop Chorus, Marion, Indiana. Guest vocalist, bassoonist Decatur Municipal Band, Organ Concert Series Recitals Westminster Prebyterian Church, St. John Lutheran & Good Shepherd Lutheran, York, Pennsylvania, 2009. Pianist, worship leader, choir director, soloist Imboden Creek Gardens United Methodist Worship.

Service; supply organist St. John's Episcopal Church, Decatur, Illinois, Central Christian Church, Decatur. Guest musician, organ dedications. Recitals in various church Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois.

Guest vocalist First United Microelectronics Corporation Marion, Indiana, 2010. Member of Barbershop Harmony Society, Music Teachers National Association, American Guild Organists (associate), Music Educators National Conference (associate), National Association Teachers Singing (associate), Decatur Running Club, National Scholars Honor Society, Phi Mu Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Running, bicycling, numismatics, philatelics, travel.


Married Mary Elizabeth Feldmann, October 16, 1982. Children: Emily Elizabeth, Christina Anna, Marissa Allison.