NZTrio - Soar!
NZTrio is a violin, cello and piano ensemble with a mission to champion New Zealand composition within a vast and vibrant repertoire. The group is committed to performing new commissions by both leading and emerging composers, and have engaged in many collaborations across media. NZTrio farewelled violinist and founding member, Justine Cormack in May 2017, and since then, cellist Ashley Brown and Sarah Watkins have completed their 2017 performing year with a rotating roster of high-profile violinists. Kim joins NZTrio as the group prepares for its last series of the year, Soar!, featuring Manu Berkeljon. Berkeljon, originally from the West Coast, has occupied the associate principle second violin chair with DalaSinfoniettan in Sweden since 2011. She made her solo debut with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra at 15, having becoming a member of the orchestra the previous year , and has played across the world.