Lisa Miller is equally comfortable with contemporary classical composition, improvisation and the avant-garde. She is interested in sound and creativity, regardless of genre.
“Vancouver-based pianist Lisa Miller deserves to be considered one of (the new improvisational movement’s) leading lights.” The Globe and Mail
Lisa Miller’s compositions have been premiered by the Flat Earth Society, de Bijloke ensemble, 22 strings and a piece of wood (Belgium) the Tetzepi Bigtet (Amsterdam), mmm… (Tokyo), NME, Pianorquestra (Brazil), Quatuor Bozzini (Montreal), Vancouver New Music, Standing Wave, Jesse Zubot, Turning Point Ensemble, Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa and François Houle and Jane Hayes (Vancouver). Miller is the Managing Artistic Director of the NOW Society who proudly presents Vancouver best improvisors. She has produced concerts and multi-media installations (Vancouver New Music, Coastal Jazz and Blues Society, Circus Maximus, and the Western Front Society).
Miller has performed with Nicole Mitchell, Butch Morris, John Zorn Jessika Kenney, Eyvind Kang, Audrey Chen, (USA), Ig Henneman, Wilbert de Joode, Anne La Berge, Michael Moore, Jean Yves Evrard and Jaochim Badenhorst, (Europe) Tiago de Mello, Lucas Rodrigues Ferreira, Roldolfo Valente, Marcio Gibson, Mario Del Nunzio and Pianorquestra (Brazil), and in Vancouver with Dylan van der Schyff, Peggy Lee, Jesse Zubot, François Houle, Ron Samworth, and the NOW Society ensembles: orkestra futura and the NOW Orchestra. Her CDs, The lisa miller octet; Sleep Furiously, the music of lisa miller, Q, Q; waterwall and The lisa miller trio; open are available on the greenideas record label and have received rave international reviews.