Amir Siraj began studying piano at the age of four in Boston, Massachusetts. He made his Carnegie Hall debut at the age of ten after being selected as a winner of the American Fine Arts Festival. The following two years, he appeared at Carnegie Hall twice more with the Festival. Siraj has been invited to play at venues such as Symphony Hall, NEC's Jordan Hall, and Steinert Hall in Boston. He has performed many world premeires including chamber works by Stephen Feigenbaum and solo works by Larry Bell, in addition to US premeires of Lera Auerbach. In 2012, he made his orchestral debut with the Metrowest Symphony Orchestra, playing Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto. Later that year, he won first prize at the Music Teachers National Association Massachusetts State Competition in the junior division, and as a result represented the Commonwealth at the Eastern Division Competition in Baltimore. He is a three-time prizewinner at the Steinway Society of Massachusetts Piano Competition, a bronze medalist at the III Chopin International Competition in Hartford, and a five-time first prize winner at the Massachusetts Music Teachers Association Bay State Contest. In 2014, he joined NPR From the Top's highly selective Center for the Development for Arts Leaders in Boston to bring the joy of music to the community. He has attended numerous music festivals including the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts’ Music Festival at Walnut Hill as well as the International Youth and Muse Festival in Boston, studying with teachers including Hung-Kuan Chen, Bruce Brubaker, Wha-Kyung Byun, Victor Rosenbaum, Alexander Korsantia, and Meng-Chieh Liu. He studies with Helena Vesterman in Newton and attends the NEC Preparatory School where he formerly studied chamber music with Rodney Lister and currently takes Advanced Piano Seminar with A. Ramón Rivera.
Other activities Amir devotes time to include Varsity men's crew, choir, his mobile payments startup, and his high school's Innovation club, which he founded.