A native of Tbilisi, Georgia, Tamar Mikeladze made her orchestral solo debut at age 11. She started her study at the Special Music School for gifted children that same year. She holds graduate and post-graduate degrees from Tbilisi State Conservatory. While in Georgia, she actively performed with national orchestras and appeared numerous times on national television and radio. Upon completion of her degrees, Tamar was appointed to the piano faculty of the Special Music School, where she taught for five years. In 2003 she joined Toradze Piano Studio at Indiana University, South Bend, where she travelled with her studio to perform at music venues in Europe, and received Artist and Performer Diplomas and a Master’s Degree in piano performance.
During her graduate studies Tamar taught at University of Notre Dame. In 2010 she moved to Michigan and received the Doctoral Degree from Michigan State University. In 2015 Dr. Mikeladze joined the piano faculty of the Michigan State University. Her performances include appearances at Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, Carnegie Weill Recital Hall and Steinway Hall as well as participation in the MSU College of Music showcase concerts. A recipient of the Rosamond P. Haeberle Memorial Piano award, Dr. Mikeladze frequently serves as adjudicator at various local and state competitions. Tamar Mikeladze has recordings on the Naxos and Blue Griffin labels.