Recognized internationally as a pianist and pedagogue, Sondra Tammam has performed throughout the US, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, and has presented master classes, lectures, and workshops in the US, Austria, Italy, Israel, France, and Brazil. She is co-director of the Dorothy Taubman Festival at Montclair State University. Former Associate Faculty (Keene) at the Manhattan School of Music (New York). Guest faculty at Tel Aviv University, The Jerusalem Academy of Music (Israel), Tunghai (Taiwan) Conservatorio Santa Cecilia (Rome), Conservatorio Verdi (Milan), Universitat fur Musik Graz (Austria) Cetinje (Montenegro) and University of Sao Paulo (Brazil). Among her many awards are first prize in the Paderewski Foundation Competition of New York, the Awerbuch International New York Piano Teachers’ Congress, the Juilliard Concerto, the New York Orchestral Society Competition and a prize in the Koscuiszko Foundation Chopin Competition. Her debut recitals in Carnegie and Wigmore Halls and the Concertgebouw were sponsored by the Paderewski Foundation. Her chamber music performances include appearances with members of the N.Y. Philharmonic at Lincoln Center. She has performed with orchestras in Italy and the US. She has broadcast live on WQXR and WNYC in New York and AFN Radio in Germany, and has appeared on WCBS, WOR and PBS television. She recorded three CDs (Trutone, Palexa) and in 2018 released a new CD “Carnivals, Songs and Transcriptions”. Ms. Tammam was selected to be listed in Who’s Who of American Women. Clavier Magazine featured an article she co-authored on the topic of performance injury. NJMTNA bestowed Ms. Tammam with the 2018 Teacher of the Year Award. She presented a Master Class at the Manhattan School of Music (Pre-College) and was invited to speak at the MTNA National and Suzuki International Conferences. Faculty at the Cali School of Music, Montclair State University since 2013 and The Manhattan School of Music Precollege since 2020. Ms. Tammam holds an M.M. from the Juilliard School and a B.M. from the Manhattan School of Music.