Mandi Miller is a lively dynamic singer & performer who hails from Portland Oregon, USA. Mandi has toured and performed all over the USA, Europe, and New Zealand. She's lived the last 19 years in Christchurch, New Zealand.
2017 August. Currently, Mandi has released 2 original new singles that are available on iTunes. Her single “Never Say Never” hit #2 in the NZ iTunes charts. For live video performances, pictures, and links to originals, go to : Facebook - @mandimillermusic.
2017 June, in New York City, Mandi sang on stage with Tommy Bowes (lead singer in Blood, Sweat, & Tears and Tower of Power), Richie Cannata (Billy Joel’s saxophonist), George Panos, & Jim Moran (view video on this site)
Mandi performs regularly - an average of 3 gigs week - at clubs, corporate events, functions, and weddings.
2004-2006 she toured NZ in an ABBA, Supremes, Fleetwood Mac, Grease, Rocky Horror tribute Showband (DnD Showband, Christchurch) for 2 years.
2012 July, Mandi competed in Los Angeles, CA, at the World Championships of Performing Arts where she took 2 gold medals in self-accompanied performance (vocals/keys) - one in "rock" and the other in ”contemporary" - and 2 bronze for singing "country" and “R&B” (vocal/dance performance).
2013 September, Mandi Miller & the Main Street Band - combined USA & New Zealand members - rocked the Pendleton, Oregon, USA International "Round-Up" rodeo for 4 days.
Mandi continues to perform both solo and band shows frequently in the USA.
She toured the USA and Europe with Continental Singers as their lead vocalist show-opener; sang with Michael Crawford (Phantom of the Opera); sang for Helen Clark (then Prime Minister); soloed in Christchurch at notable venues such as The Cathedral in the Square (fronted Christchurch Garden City Big Band & guest artist, Jazz Sundays), Christchurch City Council performance in Cathedral Square, The Octagon Restaurant, and regularly at Christchurch Casino. You may have also seen Mandi on Trackside singing national anthems at races.
She has recorded 3 CDs; one of which is of her original music.
Academically, Mandi earned her Master of Arts (MA) degree with highest honours (University of Canterbury, 2000). Her Master's thesis was published in Psychology of Music journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2002: The Emotional Effects of Music on Religious Experience.
Since 2005, Mandi has been working as a vocal coach.
This international singer performs laid back grooves to upbeat, dancy, sing-along entertainment. Stylish and Charismatic, Mandi’s smoky vocals are expressive and easy on the ear! She projects high energy and engages with crowds, making her shows memorable, personable and professional - everytime! She has been a favourite choice of singing entertainment for Millennium Hotels, Christchurch Casino, and Denyse Saunders Fashion Shows, to name a few. Whether fancy dress, formal, or themed, she always dresses up for the occasion!
Mandi tailors every party; making sure your favourite tunes are played for your special occasion. If it is not already on her list, just tell her what song(s) you want and she will either learn them or download them and make certain they are played.
Currently Mandi fronts
Retrosonic 4-piece rock/pop band (2006 - ) Female lead singer, guitarist, bassist & drummer.
X-Files Duo (2008 - ) Male/female vocals and harmonies with1guitar & tracks.
Mandi Miller Soloist : keyboard/vocal.
Mandi Miller Soloist : Vocals/tracks/performance.
Mandi Miller Acoustic Duo : Male/female vocals and harmonies with 1 guitar.
Mandi Miller Acoustic Duo : Male/female vocals and harmonies with 1 keyboard.