Pianist Hatem Nadim was born in Cairo, Egypt. At the age of ten he enrolled at the Cairo Conservatoire, where he studied solo piano and graduated with honors. Later, as a music scholarship winner at the University at Frankfurt (Germany), he continued his post-graduate studies in chamber music and vocal accompaniment, where he earned his degree. From 1989 to 1996 he was a piano faculty member at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. In 1989, he accepted a position at the University of Music in Mannheim, where his responsibilities included those of collaborative pianist, chamber music coach, and piano accompaniment teacher. From 2006-2015, Mr. Nadim served as staff accompanist at California State University in Fresno while also joining the faculty of Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California from 2013-2015.
Throughout his career, Mr. Nadim has had extensive chamber music experience with a repertoire that includes everything from Baroque to contemporary music and many premier performances of newly published works to his credit. He has also been, or continues to be, a faculty member for the following music festivals:
“Vielsaitig” Music festival in Füssen, Germany since 2002.
“FOOSA” Music festival in Fresno,CA since 2012.
“Lingua e canto” summer festival in Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy 2014-2016.
“Opera academy of California” summer academy in San Francisco, CA 2012-2013.