Last year, Miriam became the first recorder player to appear in BBC Music Magazine’s Rising Star: Great Artists of Tomorrow feature, and also became a City Music Foundation artist in their inaugural year.Read More
Highlights so far in 2015 include appearing as a soloist with the English Chamber Orchestra at Cadogan Hall (dir. Nicholas Kraemer), and being asked by Classic FM to give a recorder lesson to Top Gear’s James May.
Miriam studied with Ian Wilson and Robert Ehrlich at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (BMus(Hons) 2012 and MMus 2013). She was delighted to be awarded the School’s Concert Recital Diploma for outstanding final recital performance twice, once upon each graduation. She was recently invited back to the Guildhall to speak as a panelist for the Employability Event (2015).
She made her City of London Festival debut in 2014 in ‘The Recorder of London’ featuring Simon Callow at the Old Bailey, and featured on the NLO Young Artist Series (2013). Miriam has additionally performed alongside the New London Orchestra, Britten-Pears Baroque Orchestra, Guildhall Baroque Orchestra, The Asyla Ensemble and Eboracum Baroque.
Miriam has enjoyed multiple competition successes, including the Musician’s Benevolent Fund Postgraduate Performance Award (2012); twice a finalist in the Worshipful Company of Needlemaker’s Competition (2012, 2013); first prize in both soloist and ensemble categories of the Recorder Conservatoire division of the North London Festival of Music (2013) and finalist in the Westbourne Orchestral Society’s Concerto Competition (2014).
Miriam is grateful for the support she has recieved from The City Music Foundation and Help Musican’s UK.