julia a. miller is a sound artist, guitarist, improvisor, composer, visual artist, curator and educator. a founding member of the chicago scratch orchestra, julia performs frequently as a guitarist with the electroacoustic trio auris, the group gmlet eye, and as a frequent soloist and collaborator in experimental and avant garde chamber music and free improvisation. julia is a faculty member at the music institute of chicago and an adjunct assistant professor in sound at the school of the art institute in chicago.
her first album for pyr, solo variations, is a live recording of guitar improvisations captured at one of the sunday solos series at the experimental sound studio in chicago. shred feedback electronics. guitar as multiple instruments. percussive drone. pure tone barrage. spider fingers. liquid rips through space. bent time.