The Selwyn Trio is:
Eidit Golder Piano
Kathryn Taylor Violin
Miranda Brockman Cello
Eidit Golder is a respected solo pianist and chamber musician. She received her musical education at the Talma Yalin School For The Performing Arts in Israel and the Victorian College of the Arts. In 1999, Eidit received first place at the Australian National Piano Award. She has made a number of professional broadcasts and recordings for the ABC, and has played at the Melbourne International, Port Fairy, Woodend and Castlemaine Festivals. Eidit completed her Masters at Melbourne University under Professor Stephen McIntyre, and is a laureate of the Advanced Performance Program, Australian National Academy of Music. Between 2005 and 2010 she was the pianist with Freshwater Trio, with whom she made numerous festival and concert appearances, including performances at the 2010 Vancouver International Music Festival. Eidit is currently Artistic Co-ordinator of the Melbourne Art Song Collective (MASC), in addition to teaching at Scotch College and Sacre Coeur.
Born In Tasmania in 1982, Kathryn Taylor gave her first solo performance with orchestra at the age of eleven. In 1999, Kathryn was selected as a recitalist in the National Youth Concerto Competition and after winning the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Young Instrumentalist Competition’, performed the first movement of the Bruch G minor violin concerto with the QSO and Muhai Tang.
In 2003, Kathryn was a full-time scholarship holder at the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne. In 2004, she undertook further studies in Dublin.
Kathryn has worked regularly with The Queensland Orchestra, Southern Cross Soloists and Melbourne Chamber Orchestra. In 2005, she was appointed to a permanent position in the First Violin section of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Miranda Brockman was born into a large musical family in Geelong and studied both piano and cello as a child. Miranda studied music at Melbourne University graduating with a Master’s Degree in Music Performance. In 1999 Miranda won her current position as permanent cellist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. She has also played with Australia Pro Arte, theAustralian Chamber Soloists and performed as principal cellist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Australian Pops Orchestra and the Geelong Chamber Orchestra. As concerto soloist Miranda has appeared with a number of regional orchestras including the Ballarat Symphony Orchestra on three occasions. She was a founding member of Melbourne-based Trio Anima Mundi with whom she played for five years. Miranda has a strong commitment to country audiences having brought chamber music concerts to towns across Victoria over many years. Tens of thousands of dollars have been donated to charity through these concerts and two venues have been able to purchase a piano for future concerts as a result. Miranda is also a regular performer in the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Series and other regional Chamber Music festivals.