Rosie Miller Queen
World-Class Visual and Movement Designer and Instructor and Adjudicator
Rosie Queen (Miller) has been active in the world of pageantry since 1983. For 16 years she
served as the director at Carmel H.S. where she built the program with an incredible team from
2003-2019. Carmel H.S. won 5 WGI World Championships, 8 consecutive IHSCGA State
Championships, and 5 BOA Grand National titles under her care. The Carmel program also grew from one with no winter guard program, to one with 3 color guards and 100 eager students.
Rosie has also been an instructor to many World Class programs over the last few decades. She has had the pleasure of teaching wonderful performers at Pride of Cincinnati, Center Grove H.S., Aimachi, Avon H.S., Carroll H.S., Bluecoats Indoor, and Escapade WG among many others.
Rosie served as the main visual instructor and company manager for the original cast of the
Emmy and Tony award-winning production, “blast!” 1999-2002. She has also been involved in
D.C.I. and has taught drum corps such as The Bluecoats, The Cadets of Bergen County, Cavaliers, Carolina Crown, & Madison Scouts.
“Teaching the teachers” is another passion that Rosie holds important to her. She has
participated as a clinician and mentor in many educational events around the country, including creating a WGI “Fun-damentals” video & a sabre 2019 educational video series. She currently serves as the Education Director for the WGASC circuit (Winter Guard Association of Southern California).
Rosie is deeply involved with Winter Guard International and serves on the advisory board,
WGI Board of Directors (since 2010), and has been the secretary of the WGI Executive Board of Directors since 2014.
Recently, Rosie relocated from Indianapolis to Southern California with her husband Jeff and
dog Indy where she is teaching, designing and adjudicating at local programs such as Arcadia
H.S., El Dorado H.S. and Diamond Bar H.S. She also has a bachelor’s degree in Special Education (K-12) from Wright State University and has earned her certification in Event Management at
IUPUI in Indianapolis.