Director, Center for Community Engagement
Calif State Polytechnic Univ Pomona
Michael Millar is Director of the Center for Community Engagement at Cal Poly Pomona, where he has served on the music faculty since 2004. Also a freelance bass trombonist, Dr. Millar’s credits include performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Harry James, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Tony Bennett, Barry Manilow, Kenny Rogers, Artie Shaw, and Ray Charles. He performed with Southwest Chamber Music on the 2004 Grammy Award-winning CD, Carlos Chávez: Complete Chamber Works, Vol. 2. In collaboration with Malcolm McNab, he is currently writing a book on the history of studio brass players in Los Angeles. Michael Millar is an artist/clinician for Conn-Selmer, Inc. and has presented numerous workshops in entrepreneurship, community engagement, and professional development at universities and conferences.