Acclaimed Australian-born violinist. She documented and performed parts by such composers as Philip Cup, Jean Sibelius, and Arvo Component. In 1984, she became the youngest-ever contestant to earn the esteemed ABC Symphony Australia Youthful Performers Prize. She trained being a violinist at both School of Adelaide as well as the Juilliard College. She was created and elevated in Tasmania, Australia. Her relationship to Israeli-American violinist Gil Shaham created three kids. She and fellow violinist David Kim both examined with renowned violin instructor Dorothy DeLay.