Florida native Ronnita Miller is a recent graduate of Los Angeles Opera's Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program and makes her San Francisco Opera debut in the 2011 Ring cycle. Her appearances with Los Angeles Opera include the Abbess (Suor Angelica), Schwertleite (Die Walküre), and Berta (Il Barbiere di Siviglia). An alumna of the Merola Opera Program, Miller is also a graduate of the Juilliard Opera Center, where she appeared as Háta (The Bartered Bride), the Mother (L'enfant et les Sortilèges), Hippolyta (A Midsummer Night's Dream) and Public Opinion (Orpheus in the Underworld). With Wolf Trap Opera, she has appeared as Ascalax in the North American premiere of Telemann's Orpheus, Ragonde (Le Comte Ory), Marcellina (Le Nozze di Figaro), the Prison Matron (Musto's Volpone), and the Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte). At Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall she appeared as the alto soloist in Mozart's Requiem with the New York Symphonic Ensemble and performed the role of Mrs. Horn in the world premiere of Richard Owen’s Rain. Miller holds a master's degree from the Manhattan School of Music and a bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida.