Miranda Brockman has been a permanent cellist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 1999. She has performed as principal cellist in several Australian orchestras including the Australian Pops Orchestra and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and as soloist with a variety of regional orchestras in Australia.
Miranda is a keen chamber musician. As a child she played in the Brockman String Quartet and in later life was a member of the prize-winning Lyric Trio at Melbourne University. She was a founding member of Trio Anima Mundi and has been a frequent performer in Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s Chamber Music Series. Miranda has a strong commitment to bringing chamber music to regional areas and has collaborated with pianists Kenji Fujimura and Donna Coleman to perform a variety of recital duo and solo programs over many years.
As a cello teacher Miranda has three decades of experience both privately and through giving master classes. She oversees young cellists in the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s Mentor programme and adjudicates for the International Academy of Musical Arts. Miranda also teaches cello as part of MSO’s collaboration with music students at the Indonesian Institute of the Arts in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.