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Robert Mills

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Clinical Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0405
Biography

Robert Mills is a clinical assistant professor of music and the vocal coach/accompanist for Arizona State University's Lyric Opera Theater. Professor Mills holds a bachelor's in music from the University of Maryland as well as an master's and Doctor of Musical Arts in collaborative piano from Arizona State University. Additionally, he holds both a Juris Doctor and a MLIS from Brigham Young University.

For nearly three years, Professor Mills served as an assistant vocal coach and accompanist for the Opera Institute at Boston University. Currently, he is on faculty at the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) summer program in Graz, Austria as a repetitor/coach. Mills concertizes regularly throughout the United States promoting American art song and has just completed a recording of the song cycles of Judith Cloud on the Summit Records label. He has collaborated with vocal artists and technicians such as Ingo Titze, Phyllis Curtain, and Ariel Bybee in concert, workshop and master-class settings. Mills has taught throughout the world including invitations to the Conservatorio Nacional de Música de México as well as the Big Bear Lake Song Festival. Mills has performed with the Baltimore Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, Johns Hopkins Symphony, and the Symphony of the Southwest as well as with Three Tenors of Mexico and the Grammy Award-winning Phoenix Chorale. Mills can be heard on the Canyon Record label.

Education
  • J.D. Brigham Young University.
  • M.L.I.S. Brigham Young University.
  • B.A. Music, University of Maryland
  • D.M.A. Collaborative Piano, Arizona State University
  • M.M. Collaborative Piano, Arizona State University
  • B.A. Music, University of Maryland
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 494Special Topics
MUP 571Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 598Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 471Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 494Special Topics
MUP 571Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 598Special Topics
MUP 790Reading and Conference
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 471Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 494Special Topics
MUP 571Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 598Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 471Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 494Special Topics
MUP 571Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 598Special Topics
MUP 790Reading and Conference
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 471Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 494Special Topics
MUP 571Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 598Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 471Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 494Special Topics
MUP 571Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 598Special Topics
MUP 790Reading and Conference
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 471Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 494Special Topics
MUP 571Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 598Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 471Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 494Special Topics
MUP 571Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 590Reading and Conference
MUP 598Special Topics
MUP 790Reading and Conference
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MUP 373Music Theatre: Performance
MUP 471Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 494Special Topics
MUP 571Music Theatre: Workshops
MUP 573Music Theatre: Performance
MUP 598Special Topics
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