In 1994, at the tender age of 22, Ulla Miilmann was appointed principal flutist at The Danish National Symphony Orchestra. Since then she has had an extensive career in orchestra and chamber music as well as in teaching.
In 2007 Miilmann was a US Grammy nominee in the category” Best instrumental Soloist Performance with Orchestra” for the recording of Ole Schmidt’s Flute Concert.
Ulla Miilmann has received the Jacob Gade Honorary Award, the Danish Music Critic’s Prize and the Peter Warming Memorial Prize, awarded for her artistic contribution to the Danish National Symphony Orchestra greatly helping the orchestra to reach their current high international standard. In 2017 she received the largest honorary award in Denmark, The Carl Nielsen Award for her outstanding musicianship and contribution to the Danish music and cultural life for the past 25 years.
Since 2009, Ulla Miilmann has been a faculty member, teaching flute, at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen.