She is a cellist and musical
therapist who studied at the Royal Academy of Music. In 1973 she and the guitarist and
composer Simon Jeffes became the founder members
of the Penguin Cafi Orchestra.
She was a member of the Arditti Quartet from 1976 to 1977 has played
cello and recorded with several ensembles and artists including Murray
Head, Joni Mitchell, Bjork, Swing Out Sister and
Everything but the girl. She
has also performed on soundtracks such as The Professional (Leon) and Messenger:
The Story of Joan of Arc.