Molly Miller

Adjunct instructor

Since Dr. Molly Miller picked up the guitar at age seven, she’s been captivating audiences with her sophisticated and raw style. She’s one of Los Angeles’s most sought-after musicians, recording and touring with artists such as Jason Mraz, Black Eyed Peas, and Sin Bandera, at venues such as the Hollywood Bowl, Royal Albert Hall, and Coachella. Miller heads her own trio, Molly Miller Trio, with legends Jennifer Condos and Jay Bellerose. Their music has been showcased on NPR’s Fresh Air and their 2021 release, St. George, was featured in major outlets such as Guitar Player, Guitar World, Fretboard Journal, and Vintage Guitar. Molly Miller Trio has toured opening for Jason Mraz and performed at iconic spaces such as Monterey Jazz Festival, Dizzy’s at Lincoln Center, and SF Jazz. Soon after earning her Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Southern California in 2016, she became the chair of the Guitar Department at Los Angeles College of Music. She returned to her alma mater, USC, as a Professor of Studio Guitar in 2022.