TAMARA MILLER Biography
Tamara's love for music started at the early age of 2 where Tamara performed in a rhythm band. Clearly she had multiple talents for playing tambourine, spoons, and drum sticks!
After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Music from York University in Toronto, Tamara pursued her music career as a Pop Singer-Songwriter-Pianist. She continues to write catchy, emotional, uplifting piano-driven Adult Contemporary songs from the heart. Tamara's music continues to be broadcasted on CBC Radio. Tamara is currently in Austin pursuing her professional music career. Tamara has performed in some of Austin's most reputable venues including: The Parish, One World Theatre, Waterloo Records, The Belmont. Tamara has also performed on FOX 7 AUSTIN Morning News!
The title cut from Tamara's debut CD, "60 Seconds" produced in Toronto by Juno Award Winner Ron Lopata, was featured on the hit teen drama series, Degrassi: The Next Generation. It is a song was about making it on your own, leaving the past behind, and moving forward. “I believe ‘60 Seconds’ is a journey all of us at some point in our lives have taken,” Miller comments.
The Award winning Toronto born musician's follow up EP – "Changing Lanes" – lets her songs guide her journey in a different direction. The seven songs on Changing Lanes – recorded in Toronto – are about a more personal journey. “It’s about finding a new path, while staying true to who I am,” Juno Award winner David Martin (Hemingway Corner, Edwin, SONY/ATV) recorded and produced the EP; Martin also performed backing vocals, and co-wrote the song “Something’s Gotta Go Right,” that was placed on an MTV show about getting teens healthy across America. Meanwhile, “Stay” was nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award.
In addition to writing singer-songwriter material, Tamara also works as a Television Composer & Producer of Instrumental Music (Piano Reflective, EDM, Tension). Tamara's original music has been featured on numerous TV shows worldwide including most recently on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Her music continues to be broadcasted on several television networks including CBS, FOX ABC, MLB, MTV, OWN, TeenNick, Global TV. Tamara recently signed custom produced EDM tracks to Bunim-Murray Productions, Emmy Award-Winning Entertainment Company in Los Angeles, California.
Tamara has also written and produced custom music to Whirled Music Publishing, Inc. where Tamara's music has been featured on various Fox Sports, Major League Baseball World Series Games on MLB.
Miller’s muse comes in many forms—“anywhere and anytime” — from photos in a coffee table book, which transport her back to a time when she taught music in Italy, to finding a beautiful grand piano in a random hotel bar.“ It’s like seeing an old diary you haven’t picked up in a long time,” she explains. “All these things inspire me to create music and express what I’m feeling. I am very grateful to be pursuing my passion and to all the amazing people who I've met along the way."