About this Artist
MARIAM ADAM, Clarinetist, is an internationally known chamber musician, soloist, music advocate and educator originally from Monterey, California. A founding and former member of the Grammy-nominated woodwind quintet, Imani Winds, she maintained an active international touring schedule for almost two decades with performances at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Beijing Arts Center, Hollywood Bowl among hundreds others with numerous awards/noted recordings including “Best of iTunes 2016”. Since moving to France in 2017 she has performed throughout Europe with Eric le Sage, Francois Salque and at such festivals such as Folle Journee, Colmar Festival, Radio France Festival as featured artist and more. She has soloed with Singapore Symphony, Appassionata Ensemble, Orchestra de Pau and her last solo album, “Havana Moon” was Sirius XM’s Best of 2016 list and hailed as a performance of “Coolly virtuoso performances lit by flashes of passion” by Grammophone. Ms. Adam has been performing with Chineke! Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble as principal clarinetist since 2016, featured regularly on BBC, it’s “Samuel Coleridge-Taylor” documentary, “In tune” and the BBC Proms. She is a Selmer Paris Artist, Vandoren Artist and Steinway Ensemble Artist with her acclaimed duo, “The TransAtlantic Ensemble” and has given masterclasses at every major conservatory, most recently with the AdZel Duo. Her 10 recordings can be heard on E1 Classics, Steinway label, Warner classics and her profile was featured on NPR’s “Performance Today”. Ms. Adam is Assist. Professor of Clarinet at the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University where she splits her time between Paris and Nashville.