Hayden Miller, sixteen, is a sophomore in the classical piano department at the Kinder
High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
He has won first place in numerous local competitions, including the CMTA Concerto,
Multi-Era Solo, and Sonata competitions, as well as being a finalist in the Texas
Music Teachers Association’s state competition. An avid collaborator, Hayden has worked
with musicians including Lucy Wang of the Viano String Quartet and pianist Ryan Martin
Bradshaw. Additionally, he has served as collaborative pianist for several vocal recitals
and enjoys working with composers and visual artists to create new experiences.
He was also commissioned to compose the introduction for The Houston Hour, a local
radio show. Hayden has attended the Philadelphia International Music Festival and
was featured on the Curtis Institute of Music’s YouTube channel as a part of their
Young Artist Summer Program.
In addition to his private studies with Dr. Jennifer Hayghe and Piper Ward, Hayden
has appeared in masterclasses with artists including Anne-Marie McDermott, Svetlana
Smolina, and Dr. Carolyn True.