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A versatile chameleon of a singer, Miriam originally hails from Somerset and trained with the English National Opera before attending The Webber Douglas Academy. Although classically trained, Miriam has professionally sung everything from Punk, Trance/Dance, Rock and Soul to Opera, Jazz, Latino and Folk. With over a 3 octave range she is extremely vocally versatile and has a rich chest voice with an unusually high belt/rock range up to an F, with a huge amount of power and a can either give a raw edgy quality to the voice for rock and soul or a pure head voice perfect for dance music. She has experience of singing in several languages and is looking to hear from Classical Guitarists to work on some latino music. She has recently left a funk/rock band based in London due to growing commitments in the South West and is looking to work with a similar band in Bristol.
She has been involved with various bands and groups, singing a variety of genres including Rock, Pop, Folk, Classical & World music; she toured for 6 months with “The Suspects” on their “Soul Train” & "Stax Up Record" tours, was lead vocalist for “Rougely B” and “Soul Fish”, she also worked on a follow up tour to the "Eddie Floyd" tour. She also does session/studio singing and is featured on the original “Muscles”, “Paradise Lost”, “From Here to Eternity”, “You’re Not Singing Anymore” soundtracks having worked with Sir Tim Rice and John Telfor. Her cabaret credits include “The Big Outdoor Bandanza”, Madam Jojo’s in Soho, The Vibe Bar and The Velvet Room. She has sung vocals for a number of experimental trance and Dance writers.
Miriam has also been involved in several folk/world music and historical music groups including a guest singing spot for The Celtic Maidens and several folk music concerts and events. Miriam has been both a soloist and ensemble singer for several choirs and classical music groups and has performed at The Royal Albert Hall, The Bristol Colston Hall, The Wigmore Hall, Wells, Bath & Bristol Cathedrals, St George’s Brandon Hill and other venues. She plays the piano and recorders and teaches singing & music.
She has played a variety of roles, both on stage and screen, including the leading roles of Turandot in “Kalef’s Quest” for The Welsh National Opera, Lorene in “From Here to Eternity” for Sir Tim Rice and Penny in “Your Not Singing Anymore” for Show of Strength. Her film and TV credits include Martha in “The Gospel of John” directed by Phillip Saville, Patti in “This is Pop” and Maria in “Casualty” both for the BBC; a vampire on “MTV Live”, the warrior princess Tanatzin in the recent CGI film “The Last Stand of the Free”, Woman in “The Damage Done” and Vicky in “A Foul Play”. Other stage credits include Puck in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Lady Macbeth, Beatrice in “Much Ado About Nothing”, Miss Tracely in “Jude The Obscure” (opera), Dorine in “Tartuffe”, Euriel in “Paradise Lost” (Operetta), Maria in “Westside Story”, Columbine in “Pierot”(opera), Martirio in “The House of Bernada Alba”, Molly in “Tom Jones” and she created the role of L’Espirit in the French and UK tour of “Thorsilve” directed by Thomas De Mallet-Burgess (Folk music Opera).
Miriam has bases in Somerset and London and currently teaches singing. She also has her own production company.
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