Currently fifteen years old and in high school, Brett Miller has both attended and performed organ concerts and silent films for the past five years. His interest in the theatre pipe organ has continued to evolve. Each summer he attends the American Theatre Organ Society’s Summer Youth Adventure featuring instruction from Jelani Eddington, Jonas Nordwall, Martin Ellis, Chris Elliot and Donna Parker. Along with his brother Evan, he has founded musicalpromise.org a musical initiative to help fund the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Theatre Organ performance and silent film accompaniment by Brett is featured at the Doylestown County Theatre each Fall. Musicalpromise also presents an annual organ program at each of the Renew chain of theatres in eastern Pennsylvania. Brett performs Silent Film Shorts, and Evan accompanies him.
Brett and Evan received the White House Student Film Festival honorable mention for a film featuring their community service work. Brett was also the recipient of the Kohl’s Care, and Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
He is a member of ATOS, GSTOS, the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra playing piano and celesta, and his high school’s marching band playing keyboards and percussion on the sidelines. He currently studies organ performance with Jelani Eddington.
Brett has played as a featured organist at his church, at the Rainbow Room Wurlitzer in Rahway, N.J., at the Brook Performing Arts Center Wurlitzer in Bound Brook, N.J., at the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre Wonder Morton in Jersey City, at the Hansen Allen residence organ in Manchester, N.J., and at the the Heitz residence Wurlitzer Hybrid TPO in New Hope, PA.