Tanja Mirić, native of Bosnia and Herzegovina, has been playing the guitar for over two decades. She received a B.M. from Mississippi College, M.M. from Southern Methodist University and D.M.A. from University of Minnesota.
Dr. Mirić received numerous awards for her guitar playing and academic excellence. She was honored as a presidential scholar and recipient of the B.G. Walden Memorial Scholarship andWho’s Who Among Studentsin American Universities and Colleges. Among her musical achievements are first place awards at Mississippi Music Teachers Association, Mississippi Federated Music Club and Mississippi Guitar Festival competitions. In addition, as a member of Duo Mirić she won the college duo and overall college division at the University of Texas at Brownsville Ensemble Festival, 2006. Duo Mirić was the featured artist in residence for the St. Louis Classical Guitar Society. Also, the duo was selected to perform at the Guitar Foundation of America Ensemble Showcase, Louisville, KY, Fort Worth Guitar Festival (TX), and Schubert Club Courtroom Concert series (Saint Paul, MN). Dr. Mirić is a published author of over a dozen books featuring arrangements for solo guitar and guitar duos.