Grand prize winner at the Canadian Music Competition at the age of twelve, which vaulted her career as a concert violinist.
She was born in Toronto to two professional violinists who taught her how to play, as well as her private teacher Dorothy DeLay.
Her violin is an 1861 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, previously owned by Eugène Ysaÿe.
She married Swedish composer and conductor Stefan Solyom and the two musicians live in Sweden and Germany.
She made her orchestral debut by playing the "Violin Concerto No. 1" by Niccolo Paganini for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.