Was It Good For You: Mariah Mazur.

Continuing the series profiling musical alumni of the University of Kent. This week, Mariah Mazur.


Mariah Mazur
Mariah Mazur

When were you at Kent ?

2002 – 2006

What subject did you study ?

Drama and Italian, Joint Honours

What occupation are you now engaged in ?

Management Consulting. Self-employed harpist.

If music is not your profession, do you participate in any musical experiences now ?

Yes, I play with chamber orchestras, symphonies, teach harp lessons, as well as many other events and concerts.

How were you involved in music whilst at Kent ?

I played in the Orchestra for four years, and was also the recipient of music scholarship.

What did you gain from your University music experience, and has this helped you in any way since leaving Kent ?

Being the recipient of a music scholarship at Kent provided the opportunity for me to study with harp professors at the Royal Academy of Music, an incomparable experience.  I was also able to perform in such unique and varied settings, encouraging my confidence as a musician. The connections that I made and the experiences I enjoyed continue to enrich my life today.

What was your most memorable musical experience at Kent ?

The opportunity to perform Mozart’s Flute and Harp concerto to a sold-out audience in the Gulbenkian Theatre was the paramount occasion of my time studying at the University of Kent.


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