Mr. James Millar

Phone: 201-816-6621


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music, Piano Northwestern University 1977 Master of Music, Orchestral Conducting, Northwestern University, 1978 Aspen Summer Music Institute, 1977, conducting Goldovsky Opera Workshop, 1978, 1979, conducting Mannes Opera Workshop, 1979, coach/accompanist Sessione Senese per la Musica e l'Arte, Siena, Italy, 2012, 2013, coach/accompanist, conductor Sarteano Choral Conducting Workshop, Sarteano, Italy, 2014, 2015, conducting

Mr. James Millar

Director of Choirs and Orchestras. Mr. Millar has taught at Tenafly HS since 2003. Before that, he was the band director at Passaic Valley HS in Little Falls.

Additional duties at Tenafly HS have included, assisting with the Marching Band, Stage Director and Music Director of the spring musical production, director of the Madrigal Festival, Chamber Music Club Advisor, A Cappella Club Advisor, Production Advisor for the Fall Play and Spring Musical.

Conductor, Region 1 Junior Girl’s Chorus, 2012

Conductor, Region 2 High School Orchestra, 2015

Conductor, Region 1 Intermediate Orchestra, 2016

Conductor, NJ All State Honors Chamber Orchestra, 2017

Rehearsal Conductor, NJ All State Orchestra, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Future Conductor, NJ All State Orchestra, 2020

Mr. Millar is the founder and artistic director of Summer Music in Tuscany, a 2-week chamber music festival in Sarteano, Italy.

My Weekly Schedule

  • Period 1 - Prep

    Period 2 - Extra Help

    Period 3 - SATB Select Choir

    Period 4 - SSA Select Choir


    Period 5 - Concert Choir

    Period 6 - Extra Help

    Period 7 - Orchestra

    Period 8 - Philharmonic