Timpanist Todd Miller is one of the founding members of Pacific Symphony, as well as the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra. He has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California, majoring in both french horn and percussion. He went on to receive a Master's degree from the University of Southern California in conducting. As a teacher, Miller has been a professor at California State University, Fullerton since 1971. As a performer, he is a member of the Pasadena Symphony and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, and has worked in the Los Angeles symphonic and recording industry for many years.