Mariam Vardzelashvili is a pianist born in Tbilisi, Georgia, where she began her studies at the age of six until the age of twenty, when she left her home to continue her musical education in the U.S., France and Austria. She studied with renown Masters of the Piano Chamber repertoire, such as L. Monti, C.C-Schuster as well as succesful soloists like E.Erlendsdottir, M. Mogilevsky and Dr. L. Melton.
Her competition success both as a soloist and a chamber musician includes prizes at competitions like F. Chopin Young Musicians Competition in Novi Sad, Serbia, Gaudeamus Interpretors Competitionin Amsterdam, The Netherlands , Dr. Marjoree Petee ArtSong Competition in Bowling Green, United State.
Since her debut at the age of 8 with the Georgian National TV and Radio Orchestra, Mariam has performed in France, Austria, Hungary, TheNetherlands, Germany, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belgium, Serbia and the U.S. in prestigious venues like the Musikverein Wien, RadioKulturhaus Wien and Musikgebouw in Amsterdam. Mariam has been featured on Georgian, Serbian, Dutch and Austrian radios as well as Georgian and U.S. TV channels.
A devoted soloist, Mariam is an advocate of new music and an experienced chamber musician, as well as a vocal coach. Her interest in New Music resulted in many world, European and North American premieres, including pieces written for and premiered by the saxophone/piano Solaris Duo and the piano trio Trio Immersio.