Miriam was a member of the Orchestra of Opera North in Leeds until September 2006 when she left to join the String Faculty of the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin where she was Head of Strings between 2012 and 2015. Her solo, chamber, orchestral and educational commitments take her worldwide. She has given masterclasses in China, Poland, Finland, the USA, the UK and Ireland. Miriam is principal Cello of Camerata Ireland with whom she has toured extensively in China, North and South America and throughout Europe. She performs regularly at festivals and concert halls in Ireland and the UK and is on the Faculty of the Apple Hill Summer Chamber Music Festival in New Hampshire, USA. Miriam plays on a modern American cello by Grubaugh and Seifert which she commissioned in 2004.