Our Team

Elias Miller

Music director of the Apollo Ensemble of Boston since 2018 and of Festival Theater Hudson since 2022, Elias Miller has established a reputation as a leading young conductor and orchestra builder. Recent highlights include a critically acclaimed series of outdoor concerts with the Apollo Ensemble in Massachusetts state parks, a production of Philip Glass’ La Belle et la Bête, which Miller co-conducted at the University of Houston’s Moores Opera Center, an appearance with Hudson Festival Orchestra, a performance with the Pro Arte Orchester in Vienna, Austria, and a production of Wagner’s Die Walküre (Act I) and the U.S. premiere of Ittai Shapira’s Magyar: Concerto for Two Violins with FTH. During the past year, Miller has served as a cover conductor for Gemma New and Scott Yoo with the Minnesota Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, and David Alan Miller and Erina Yashima with the Albany Symphony. In the coming months, Miller will serve as a cover conductor on concerts with the Minnesota Orchestra and New York Philharmonic and conduct performances with the Upbeat New Hampshire Youth Orchestra and the Apollo Ensemble.  

An active conductor of opera and oratorio, Miller led the Harvard Early Music Society in several premieres of works between 2016 and 2019. These productions included the Boston premiere of J.A. Hasse’s Alcide al Bivio in collaboration with the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra, the North American premiere of Telemann’s 1745 Johannespassion, a production that featured famed countertenor Charles Humphries and earned Miller an enthusiastic preview in the Boston Globe, and the North American premiere of J.A. Hasse’s Sanctus Petrus et Sancta Maria Magdalena. Miller has also conducted performances of operas by Gluck (Orfeo ed Euridice, indepedent opera production), Stravinsky (The Rake’s Progress, Harvard College Opera), William Grant Still (Minette Fontaine, graduate students at the University of Michigan), and Gilbert & Sullivan (Ruddigore, Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert & Sullivan Players). Other ensembles he has conducted in the past include the University of Michigan’s Symphony, Philharmonia, and Campus orchestras, the Ann Arbor Camerata, the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra Chamber Players, The Weston Wind Quintet & Friends, the Medomak Festival Orchestra, and the Chromos Collaborative Orchestra. Miller has also served as the assistant conductor for Opera Saratoga and the Boston Chamber Symphony.

A distinguished pianist and cellist, Miller has performed solo recitals in the United States and in Europe and has served as a vocal coach, rehearsal pianist, and choirmaster for many operatic productions. He holds degrees from Harvard University (A.B. in Music, summa cum laude) and the University of Michigan (M.M. in Orchestral Conducting) and recently completed his postgraduate studies at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien. Miller’s mentors include Mark Stringer, Kenneth Kiesler, Federico Cortese, Laurie Rogers, and his father, David Alan Miller.


Michael Tabak, Co-Founder & Orchestra Manager 


studied flute, theory, and ensemble at the Juilliard School of Music Preparatory Division where he was rated “Exceptional” by the woodwind faculty jury and was principal flute and soloist multiple times with the orchestra.  He has been principal flute of orchestras including the National High School Symphony at Interlochen, the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, the Fine Arts Symphony, the Boston Chamber Symphony, the Apollo Ensemble of Boston, and others.  An avid chamber musician, he is a founding member of the Weston Wind Quintet, the Atrium Winds, and the Aujourd’hui Ensemble.  He has displayed a talent for assembling orchestras and chamber music groups from scratch.  While in high school, he organized and was flutist of the Long Island Wind Quintet, whose oboist became principal oboe of the Munich Philharmonic and whose clarinetist became principal clarinet of the Atlanta Symphony.  He recruited the members of the Boston Chamber Symphony from its inception in 2012 through 2016, and has recruited the members of the Apollo Ensemble of Boston since its inception in 2018.  He often expands his chamber music groups to play pieces for larger ensembles.  Live recordings of many of those concerts are available, free of charge, at https://soundcloud.com/wwq/sets

Emily Languedoc, Director of Development

Emily Languedoc is a lifelong musician and supporter of the arts. She received a Bachelor of Music – Performance from the College of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Arts – Statistics from the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston University. She is a founding member of Banana Stand Brass Quintet as well as a member of the Apollo Ensemble of Boston and the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. She has also played with the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra, was manager and a member of the Boston University Trumpet Ensemble, and gigs around Greater Boston. Emily is passionate about arts outreach and believes that anyone can discover the magic of experiencing and creating art. She currently lives in Somerville, MA and is pursuing a Certificate in Arts Management from Boston University as well as a Masters of Finance from Bentley University.