Friday, September 29 at 5:30pm

ArtsLink, 89 Canterbury Street, Suite 407, Saint John


Artist Talk with Andrew Reed Miller

Come hear Andrew Reed Miller talk about his original score for with far arms and get a glimpse of the creative process of music composition. 


Currently Artist-in-Residence with Connection Dance Works, Andrew composed and recorded an original score for with far arms - a piece created for the company by choreographer Darryl Tracy with film/projection by Chris Giles.

Check out the completed work when it premieres at the Imperial Theatre on Saturday, October 14. with far arms is a mysterious and dynamic quartet set to an original score by Andrew Reed Miller. The choreographer of that piece, Darryl Tracy, will complete the evening’s program with his highly physical and theatrical solo work, All the Patsys.


Highly respected composer, musician and teacher, Andrew plays with Symphony New Brunswick, produces an avant–garde music series though his organization Open Arts and collaborates with choreographers in creating new music. 

Photo by Mark Hemmings

Andrew Reed Miller, a bass player and composer living in Saint John, is artistic director of Open Arts, which presents new and experimental music in and around NB. Mr. Miller is a core member and principal bass of Symphony New Brunswick.

Originally from New York, Andrew studied in Ottawa and Toronto and eventually toured with The Canadian Opera Company, the National Arts Centre Orchestra and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. 

Miller was founder of Motion Ensemble (1998-2014) who recorded on the Mode Records label and performed at venues such as Western Front (Vancouver), New Music Concerts (Toronto) and Tonic (New York). 


Andrew has been invited as guest artist by Open Ears Festival (Kitchener), The Confederation Centre of the Arts (Charlottetown), the NB Summer Music Festival, the Scotia Festival of Music, Ensemble Kore (Montreal) and Earshot concerts (Toronto). 


Miller has written music for orchestra, dance, chamber music, film, television, and theatre.

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