Trans Atlantic Ensemble
Mariam Adam, a native of Monterey, California is an internationally distinguished soloist, chamber musician and educator. As one of the last students of legendary clarinetist, Rosario Mazzeo, she developed a diverse career on the west coast soloing with the Sacramento, Monterey Symphony and the Monterey Jazz Festival before moving to New York. Since 1997 she has been touring and performing with the Grammy-nominated wind quintet Imani Winds, a pillar in the chamber music and wind quintet world. Their award-winning performances, recordings and programming have gained them international acclaim as one of the most sought after performers today.
Ms. Adam has performed solo at Carnegie Hall, Chamber Music Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, Prussia Cove Festival in England, 92nd St. Y, Rockport Music Festival, Chenango Music Festival, Carmel Bach Festival, La Jolla Music Festival, Skaneateles Festival, Chamber Music Northwest, La Folle Journee as well as collaborations with such artists as Paquito D'Rivera, David Shifrin, Yo-Yo Ma and Eric le Sage. She is regularly invited as a guest artist to numerous festivals from South America to Germany and has been featured on NPR’s Performance Today, Soundcheck, St. Paul Sunday, Tiny Desk Series and Sirius XM radio.
A founding member of the internationally acclaimed clarinet and piano duo, TransAtlantic Ensemble, their performances span three continents and have recently released their first album, “Crossing America” on Eroica. Their programs offer a wide range of specially commissioned works including those of from today’s leading composers . As an educator Ms. Adam has given masterclasses throughout the United States, Germany, Mexico at all the major conservatories. Her music can be heard on the E1 Music Label, Koch Classics, iTunes and Pandora Radio. Ms. Adam is a Selmer-Paris artist, serves on the board of Chamber Music America and is a founder of the AdZel Duo that features middle eastern and Jewish music for clarinet with Stephani Zelnick.