Pianist Jasmine Hatem has performed in concerts both in the United States and Europe.  In the Houston area, she has performed with the Greenbriar Consortium, the Houston Civic Symphony, where she appeared as a soloist, and AURA, the contemporary music ensemble of the University of Houston.  She has also collaborated with the Dominic Walsh Dance Company, playing the music of Arvo Pärt.  In 2006, Ms. Hatem completed a Master's Degree in piano performance with Nancy Weems at the University of Houston.  She received a second Master’s degree in chamber music and accompanying from Rice University as a student of Brian Connelly.  Prior to her studies in Houston, Ms. Hatem attended the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where her teachers included Richard Fields, and Eugene and Elizabeth Pridinoff.  A native of New Orleans, Ms. Hatem's early studies were with Russian pianist and Professor at Tulane University, Faina Lushtak.  She is currently on the faculties of the University of St.Thomas and the Bridges Academy at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church.