Miriam Pendrey is in her eighteenth year as a string educator. She held the position of adjunct professor of violin at Reinhardt University from 2012-2015, where she performed as a member of faculty ensembles and coached the university orchestra. Mrs. Pendrey has a graduate degree in violin performance from Lee University, and undergraduate degrees in violin performance and music education from Reinhardt University. As a string educator, she has coached string students in the public school system as well as served as an adjudicator for GMEA district auditions. In addition to maintaining private studios in north Georgia, she performs as a freelance violinist throughout Georgia and Alabama with ensembles that have included the Macon, Rome, and Gadsden Symphonies.