Violin, Viola, Piano
Myles is a violinist based in Maryland where he is completing his DMA at the University of Maryland under the direction of Dr. James Stern, having previously completed an MM degree at the same institution in the spring of 2019. Myles has performed as concertmaster of the UMD Symphony Orchestra and has held an ensemble assistantship since the Fall of 2017. In addition, he attended the University of Connecticut for his undergraduate degrees in music and speech language hearing science where he graduated Summa Cum Laude in December 2016. Myles was the winner of the UConn Concerto Competition and performed Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy as a soloist with the symphony orchestra in December 2015 in addition to performing as concertmaster of the UConn Symphony Orchestra.
Myles has performed with many professional orchestras throughout the greater Washington area including the Annapolis, Fairfax, Mid-Atlantic, and Lancaster symphonies as well as the Eastern Connecticut Symphony in New London, CT. During the summers, Myles has performed with the National Orchestral Institute at UMD and the National Repertory Orchestra in Breckenridge, Colorado where he served in leadership positions in these orchestras.
In addition to his performing activities, Myles has worked at Harmonic Music Studios for the past 3 years where he has guided violin, viola, and piano students of all different ages and levels of ability. Before this, Myles held positions teaching violin, viola, and piano at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold MD, the International School of Music in Bethesda MD, and the Killingly School of Music in Danielson CT. Myles enjoys taking an enthusiastic and energetic approach to teaching with the goal of developing practice habits, patience, and passion in each of his students.