Pianist Hatem Nadim was born in Cairo, Egypt. At the age of ten he enrolled at the Cairo Conservatoire, where he studied solo piano with R. Yassa, V. Fedorovtzew and V. Samaliotow 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, with Professors Joachim Volkmann and Rainer Hoffmann, 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. Since 2006, Mr. Nadim has served as staff accompanist at California State University in Fresno. In 2013 he also joined the faculty of Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont California.