A native of New Freedom, Pennsylvania, Bryan N. Miles began his music education during high school at the Peabody Preparatory in Baltimore, Maryland, studying euphonium under Benjamin Chounard and Janice Owens. He continued his studies under Roger Behrend, former principal euphonium with the U.S. Navy Band, and received his Bachelor of Music degree in music education from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He was a finalist in the 2002 International Tuba and Euphonium Competition and was a winner of the 2003 George Mason University Concerto Competition. He was a featured soloist with both the George Mason Wind Symphony and the George Mason Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Miles later returned to school to pursue a Master’s degree in Euphonium Performance at the University of North Texas where he studied euphonium with Brian Bowman and conducting with Dennis Fisher.
Mr. Miles is proud to continue in the tradition of his mentors and is in demand as a teacher and performer in the area. He is currently principal euphonium with the Capital Wind Symphony, the Fairfax Wind Symphony, the Ars Nova Brass Choir, and regularly performs at venues throughout the DC Metro area. He is a clinician with the SCORE program, the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra’s educational outreach program, and currently maintains a studio of private euphonium students.