Carolyn studied with Keith Swallow at Bretton Hall College, gaining B. Ed , L.T.C.L and A.T.C.L.diplomas in piano performance. Since then she has been class teaching in many Yorkshire primary schools, specialising in Music. She has accompanied many students taking exams and performing in concerts, as well as teaching piano at all levels.
At the Llangollen Eisteddfod in 2010 the Chanterelles won the Female Choir’s category and Carolyn was mentioned by the adjudicators as, ‘a sensitive and supportive accompanist’. She has enjoyed many concerts, fundraising events and competitions with The Chanterelles in Llandudno, Cork and Isle of Man where the choir has had great success.