Erin has been playing the violin and piano since the age of 7. As an active member of her local county music service, during her school years, she led both junior and intermediate orchestras, taking the position as co-lead in the youth orchestra.
Studying music locally at University of Chichester Erin continued her violin tuition with John Ludlow and then Rita French where she majored in performance, gaining a 2:1 BA (Hons). Erin also won the Marjory Garrigue prize for Outstanding Contribution to Ensemble Playing in her final year as leader of the University String Ensemble and Orchestra. Her time at university saw her perform three of Mozart’s Operas alongside many choral and chamber ensemble activities.