Elizabeth graduated from Durham University with a first class honours degree in Music, and in 2005 completed an MMus at the Royal Academy of Music in London, studying with Andrew West and Graeme Humphrey. Previous teachers include Ian Jones and Richard Holloway. She was awarded the Frederic Jackson Memorial Prize on entry to the Academy, and became the Meaker Fellow for the year 2005/6 on completing her Masters.
Elizabeth’s solo repertoire includes the Grieg and Shostakovich piano concerti, Liszt’s Sonata, and her final recital (for which she gained a distinction) at the Royal Academy consisted of a programme of American music, including the Saxophone Sonata by Paul Creston and works by Aaron Copland and Elliott Carter.
She has also recorded music (both written and improvised) for the Channel 4 series “Arrows of Desire”.
In 2001, Elizabeth won the title of Montreal International Music Camp Young Artist of the Year whilst in Canada for a summer school. She has since performed in venues across Europe, and spent the summer of 2009 working on various musical projects in Zimbabwe, including numerous recitals in Bulawayo and the direction of the String Orchestra on National Music Camp in Marondera.
Elizabeth was appointed school accompanist at the Loughborough Endowed Schools from September 2007.
When not being a musician, she is a keen sportswoman, and has completed the London Triathlon twice to raise money for Epilepsy Research UK