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 Quartet. She is a violin and primary school teacher 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 Quartet since 2014 as a violinist and as a violist. She also plays with local musicians Celebration Strings.
Antonia began violin at the age of 7. She continued her studies, achieving an Associate Diploma in Violin Performance and a Viola Performance Certificate from the Trinity College of London. She also holds a Diploma in Suzuki Music.
In 1997 Antonia established and performed in ‘The Garden Players’ string quartet. The quartet enjoyed providing event music for clients throughout Sydney for 11 years.
Antonia was an enthusiastic member of the Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra for 25 years. She continues to perform with Penrith Symphony Orchestra and Orpheus Strings. She joined the Blue Mountains String Quartet as a Violist in 2019.
Antonia has taught violin and viola for over 30 years. She currently lives, performs and teaches violin and viola in the Blue Mountains.
Kate 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, graduating from Adelaide University in 2000 with a bachelor in Musical Performance.
In 2006, Kate moved to Amsterdam, where she recorded and performed with artists from broad genres, including Classical, Folk and World Music. Here she also wrote and recorded original music of her own.
In 2010 Kate returned to Australia. She has continued recording and performing with numerous Sydney based singer-song-writers and folk musicians.
Kate joined the Blue Mountains String Quartet in 2015.