Early age


Muriel was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and moved to Misiones province (border with Brasil) at an early age.


She studied music at the National Conservatory of Music from 11 years old. 


At 19 year of age Muriel embarked on a journey from Argentina to South Africa to study English where she automatically

fell in love with Southern African music styles. 


Her passion to explore African Ethnic music made her decide to study at the University of Cape Town

where she completed her  BMus degree in composition and arrangement with distinction in Ethnomusicology. 


During her time at the University she travelled extensively Southern Africa experiencing the

traditional and neo traditional local music scene.


After finishing her studies she became active in the music Industry as a free lance keyboardist,

bandleader, composer and arranger.

The Performer

Muriel's versatility and love for diverse music genres has broaden her horizon to the extent to be

the co-founder of several projects and bands of contrasting music styles.


As a keyboardist she is comfortable performing Latin music, Jazz, World fusion, African music and Pop.


Muriel performed with the different outfits at renown festivals and events such as the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, the Villa Celimontana Jazz Festival (Rome), the Jazzathon, the Verao Amarelo Jazz Festival  and Tunduro Festvial (Mozambique), The FIFA World Cup 2010 Final Draw Gala dinner, the World Economic Forum Gala dinner, The FIFA fan parks and fan Jols, Rocking the Daisies, to mention a few.


She toured Southern African countries such as Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya with Tucan Tucan, Carambola, Cuba Libre and Tren Latino Band.


She also toured Abu Dhabi with Blaze band and Italy with Tucan Tucan.



The Composer


Muriel is a prolific composer who writes and arranges for artists of diverse genres and composes for TV and film.


Muriel, together with Ghalik Jacobs, scored the music of Confessions of a Gambler, a movie premiered in Dubai, USA and South African in 2008. The music for this film won the SAFTA Golden Horn Award for best music composition.


Song Esa morena was chosen finalist in the International Songwriting Competition 2007.


Songs Esa Morena and Si yo pudiera were chosen for a TV add commercial of Proyect 34 - SouthAfrica / Argentina Theatre festival broadcast on Argentinian National television.


Songs Milele and You can be what you want were included in Gier, Glamour and Glory German movie

broadcast on the European network.


Songs such as Ratanang, Slow Jam, Conga loca, Sizani and Tiku la mina had extensive radio airplay

and were included in several CD compilations.


In 2009 she collaborated in the arrangements  and production of Sange's debut album"Xola" and

in 2010 Muriel wrote the string arrangement for Saudiq Khan's new album "Madiah".


Muriel's compositions are being used in numerous TV programs such as Generations, Ispani,

Making moves, My world, Now or never, Future leaders, Made in SA, 100% youth to mention a few.