Maryam Mirbagheri aka “Maryama” is an Iranian American composer/performer currently residing in Los Angeles, California. She studied guitar with rock stars Ardavan Anzabipour and Homayoun Majdzadeh. Maryam has performed in prestigious international music festivals such as Fajr International Music Festival and Monterey Jazz Festival and have competed and placed in competitions such as Iranian International Youth Competition: Music Composition category (semi-finalist) and Music Association of California Community Colleges Composition Competition (2nd place in state of California). She has won a Jazz Downbeat Award with ARC Advanced Vocal Jazz Ensemble and have composed pieces for prestigious groups such as Vox Musica Vocal Ensemble. She is currently working on her first album with her newly formed “Maryama Band” as well as new instrumental music. As of 2013, Mirbagheri’s music has been playing on international online and airplay radios.