Miriam is a first year cellist studying with Nicholas Trygstad at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. She has performed concertos with orchestras, including: Saint Saëns, Vivaldi double, Elgar and Haydn’s C major cello concerto. While at secondary school at the FallibroomeAcademy, Miriam was invited to play for TedX – a popular international conference streamed live online. In Miriam’s school years she achieved a second prize in the national competition hosted by the Lyons club, and she also took part in other competitions such as Buxton and Alderley Edge music festivals as well as Music for Youth, where she was thrice awarded the opportunity to perform at the Royal Albert Hall.
Miriam also took part in music courses to further her education, such as Gathering of the Clans with her previous teacher Sue Lowe and also Hannah Robert’s cello course. There she played in valuable master-classes and took private lessons from Sandy Bailie, Pierre Doumenge, Anna Shuttleworth, Tim Lowe, Matthew Lowe, Leandro Silvera and Hannah Roberts. Since being a student at RNCM Miriam has had further master-classes with Miklós Perényi, Emma Ferrand, and Steven Doane. Recently she performed Fauré’s Elegie with the Buxton Music Society Orchestra. Miriam aspires to complete her studies at the RNCM, spend her third year studying abroad and to further her studies with a post-graduate degree in London.