Lucy began classical violin when she was seven. She continued her studies, achieving a BA (Hons) in Music and a Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching at the UEA in England. Lucy has supported many singer-song writers and performed in pop and folk bands in Bristol, Norfolk, London and at Glastonbury Festival.
She has been deputy violinist in the UEA Symphony Orchestra and a first violinist in Bristol Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Metropolitan Orchestra, Penrith Symphony Orchestra, Orpheus String Orchestra and Blue Mountains Orchestra.
Lucy founded and leads the Blue Mountains String Trio-Quartet. She is a violin and primary school tutor in the Blue Mountains.
Jeanie began learning the violin at the age of six. She was taught principally by her uncle, Gordon Bennett. Growing up, she played with the Western Youth Orchestra, as well as a number of ensembles in the mountains and the Sydney University Symphony Orchestra.
She has a Bachelor of Arts from Sydney University, and is studying a Masters in Teaching through Charles Sturt University. She enjoys arranging popular music for string quartet and playing the piano.
She has been playing with the Blue Mountains String Trio-Quartet since 2014 as a violinist and as a violist. She also plays with local musicians Celebration Strings.
Lara began playing the violin at five years of age in the Hunter Valley. She studied the violin under Nadia Monastrsky.
At university Lara gained a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts. Lara has been a member of the Woolhara Philharmonic Orchestra and the Penrith Symphony Orchestra.
She is an experienced ensemble performer, playing at weddings and functions in Sydney and the Blue Mountains.
Lara joined the Blue Mountains String Trio/Quartet in 2014 as second violinist.
Kate Adams started playing cello aged five. She was a member of the Darwin Youth Orchestra and Darwin Symphony Orchestra. She has played in theater productions, musicals and special events as part of chamber ensembles and string quartets since the age of 13, and graduated from Adelaide University in 2000 with a bachelor in Musical Performance.
In 2006 Kate moved to Amsterdam, Europe, where she recorded and performed with various artists from broad genres, including Classical, Folk and World Music, as well as writing and recording original music of her own.
In 2010 Kate returned to Australia and has continued recording and performing with numerous Sydney based singer-song-writers and folk musicians.
Kate joined the Blue Mountains String Trio-Quartet in 2015.
Bonita commenced violin studies at the age of four. She was a member of the Sydney Youth Orchestra from the age of 5-11, and began high school at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music High in 2001. She studied B Laws and B communications (Journalism) at the University of Technology, Sydney.
Over the past fifteen years, Bonita has had extensive experience performing at weddings and functions. She is currently studying violin with Philippa Paige, viola with Andrew Jezek, piano with John Revai and cello with soloist David Pereira.
She also plays mandolin, drums and sitar.
Bonita is Principal Second Violin of the Corrs Sydney Lawyers Orchestra, and a first violinist with the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra. She is employed as a string teacher with the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta.
Amy began studying classical piano at the age of five. She completed her AMusA and studied music as part of her Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Science degree at the University of Sydney.
Amy also began the cello at a young age and has continued to perform regularly at concerts, weddings and functions in Sydney and the Blue Mountains region.
She has been principal cellist in the Sydney Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Blue Mountains Orchestra, and a member of the Penrith Symphony Orchestra and Blue Mountains Orpheus Strings.