Hailed for the “arresting color” (Cincinnati Enquirer) of her voice, Julie Miller has appeared as a soloist with orchestras and opera companies throughout the U.S.A. As a member of the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago she appeared on the stage of the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Emilia (Otello), Annina (La Traviata), Ida (Die Fledermaus) and Krysna (The Passenger). Other notable assignments with the company include Baroness Nica in Charlie Parker's Yardbird plus understudies of Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier and Waltraute in Die Walküre. She recently performed the title role in Handel’s Ariodante which Chicago Classical Review described as an “admirable and professional performance" and the Chicago Tribune called "deeply musical."
Ms. Miller is the recipient of the Jerome and Elaine Nerenberg Foundation Scholarship and the Rose McGilvray Grundman Award (American Opera Society of Chicago), the Richard F. Gold Career Grant (Shoshana Foundation) the Edith Newfield Scholarship Award (Musicians Club of Women). She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from CSU Sacramento and her Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance at the Bard College Conservatory of Music. She also participated in the Georg Solti Accademia Bel Canto in Castiglione della Pescaia, Tuscany.