Miriam Troxler graduated Summa Cum Laude from Chatham University with a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Music. A Minna Kauhfman Ruud Scholar, she received the William H Strassburger Award and the Mihail Stolarevsky Award.
She was principal cellist for the Continental Singers European Orchestra Tour North. Currently a member of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, she also substitutes for the Beaver String Quartet. She does freelance work as a member of the American Federation of Musicians.
has been teaching for more than twenty-five years. She has done master classes and sectionals for Beaver Area School District and the Pittsburgh Youth Pops Orchestra. She was Orchestra Director for the Blackhawk Intermediate School Orchestra for three years. She began the Blackhawk Orchestra Festival and doubled the size of the orchestra program. She is available for private and group lessons at her studio in Beaver. She is founder and music director of CelloBrationS. In March of 2008, she received the Pittsburgh Youth Pops Orchestra Outstanding Music Educator Award.
Miriam Troxler composes primarily for string instruments and piano. She enjoys composing for small ensembles. As a result of her teaching, her compositions and transcriptions are written with specific musicians in mind, making them easily accessible for their intended instrumentation. She is the author of the Music Is Easy series for violin, viola and cello.