Airman First Class (A1C) Jordan Miller is a horn player in the United States Air Force (USAF) Band of the Pacific, Yokota Air Base, Japan, where she performs with Pacific Brass.
Prior to her current assignment, A1C Miller was assigned to the USAF Heritage of America Band and was a member of Heritage Brass and the Concert Band. Before joining the Air Force, A1C Miller was a freelance musician in Colorado and frequently preformed with ensembles including the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Springs Philharmonic, and USAF Academy Band. A1C Miller holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Michigan, where she studied with Adam Unsworth, and a Master of Music from the University of Colorado, where she studied with Michael Thornton. As a graduate student, A1C Miller served as the horn studio teaching assistant and was a featured performer at the College of Music’s inaugural CU at Carnegie showcase concert at Weill Recital Hall in New York City. She has spent summers at the Aspen Music Festival, Colorado College Music Festival, and the National Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institute. In addition to her primary teachers, A1C Miller has studied extensively with Andrew Bain, Warren Deck, Fritz Foss, and Bryan Kennedy.
2015 Bachelor of Music in Horn Performance, with Highest Honors, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
2017 Master of Music in Horn Performance, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo.
Oct 2020 – July 2022, Regional Band Horn, Heritage of America Band, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
July 2022 – Present, Regional Band Horn, USAF Band of the Pacific, Yokota AB, Japan
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
National Service Defense Medal
Basic Military Training Honor Graduate
Air Force Training Ribbon
EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION
Airman 1st Class Oct. 15, 2020
Senior Airman Dec. 15, 2022
(Current as of January 2023)