Elisabeth studied with Miriam Morris at the Victorian College of the Arts, completing her degree in 1989. She did further postgraduate studies with Nelson Cooke (London Symphony Orchestra) and David Berlin (Melbourne Symphony) and worked as a freelance musician and teacher in and around Melbourne before coming to live in Castlemaine with her three children. She is passionate about music education and teaches cello and directs ensembles at Castlemaine Secondary College. As often as possible Elisabeth performs with chamber ensembles and as soloist. Elisabeth sang soprano with the 8 piece vocal group, 37 Degrees South, which specialized in contemporary classical music. She recently completed a Masters of Primary Teaching.