Miss Mariam obtained her Bachelor’s degrees in music (concentrations in piano and composition) in 2011. Her musical training began at the age of four. She began her rigorous classical training at the age of nine. A pianist primarily, she has also studied violin, viola, cello, and classical voice.
Miss Mariam began her teaching career during her undergraduate, where she coached and tutored music theory, ear training, sight reading, keyboarding, and twentieth century/post-tonal theory. She teaches piano, violin, viola, and cello, and for three years taught from the Royal Conservatory of Music curriculum, regularly preparing piano and violin students for annual RCM examinations. Her previous violin students have earned multiple awards for outstanding merit in violin, ranking highest in their examination scores not only in the Tampa Bay area, but also in the state of Florida. Her previous piano students have been accepted as piano performance majors and minors at the University of Florida, Princeton, Harvard, Carnegie Mellon, and Case Western.
In addition to her teaching, Miss Mariam is an active accompanist in the Tampa Bay area and frequently accompanies auditions, adjudications, and recitals. In the past, she has performed and recorded with the Naxos label, SFM, and other recording companies. In 2011, Miss Mariam performed on an album, Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, which received two Grammy nominations in 2012.