Instruments: Soprano, Alto, Tenor Saxophone, Silver and Wooden Flutes, Turkish and Arabic Ney Flutes,Turkish Kaval Flute, Egyptian Kawala Flute, Egyptian Mizmar (double reed shawm) and Turkish Zurna (double reed shawm).
Maren started her musical education from an early age in Germany. Initially trained in western music, she focused her studies on jazz and Middle Eastern music. Maren past her Degree in Music Performance in 2004 at the Highland and Ireland University in Scotland with Distinction and she past her Masters in Near and Middle Eastern Music Performance in 2010 with Merit at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. Over the last 7 years Maren has studied Turkish and Arabic Ney flute with international recognised Masters of Ney such as Wadie Nossier (Cairo/London), Mohammed Antar (Cairo), Dr.Kadry Sorour (Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt), Ömer Erdoğdular (Istanbul), Murat Ferhat Yeguel (Konya State Conservatuary), Çağin Aydin (Istanbul), Mutlu Yilmazer (Turkey).
She performs regularly with western and Middle Eastern Music Ensembles national and internationally such as The Mazaj Band, The Arabic Balkan Gypsy Band, Souk Bab-El- Louk and Suns of Arqa. Maren has worked as a theatre musician specialised in Arabic Wind Instruments for the Arabian Nights Show at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford upon Avon and she teachers regularly Ney and Middle Eastern Music at Summer Schools and Universities in the UK.
Maren in costume for the Arabian Night Theater Show produced by the RSC Royal Shakespeare Company.
Bachelor Degree with Distinction (2004) – Popular Music Performance.
University of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
Master of Music Performance with Merit (2010) – Near and Middle Eastern Music Studies.
School of African and Oriental Studies, London University.
Theater: Arts in Motion 2001-2004, Oriental Destiny 2008 and Royal Shakespeare Company 2009-2010.
Maren has worked from 2001 to 2004 as a musical director, theatre musician and composer for the theatre company Arts in Motion in Scotland and she was employed as a theatre musician specialised in Middle Eastern Wind Instruments for the theatre show Oriental Destiny in Bath Spa in 2008 and the Arabian Night Show at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford upon Avon in 2009 to 2010.
Festivals: Bergen Festival in Norway, Womad, Glastonbury, Edinburgh Fringe, Shambala, Bath Fringe, Trowbridge, Highland and Island Festival and more…
Venues: Courtyard Theater Stratford upon Avon, St Georges Hall Bristol, Klankosmos Hagen Germany, Darabuka Club London, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, National Museum in Edinburgh, Burrell Arts Collection in Glasgow and at the National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh…
MAZAJ BAND – for more info click here.
THE ARABIC BALKAN GYPSY BAND – for more info click here.
MAZAJ BAND LIVE IN BATH AUGUST 2013:
Film Music Composition by Maren Lueg:
Tibet and Central Asia:
For bookings and more information please contact Maren
Mobile Phone: 0044 (0)7727604212