Laura completed her musical training at the Royal Academy of Music in 2002 where she received a 1st in her BMus degree, an LRAM teaching qualification and a Dip.RAM. Whilst studying cello under Mats Lidström and Philip Sheppard she was awarded the Herbert Walenn prize, Douglas Cameron prize, McEwen prize and Gwyneth George prize and in the summer of 2014 she was invited back to the Royal Academy to become an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.
To date she has collaborated with composers such as György Kurtág, Arvo Pärt and Judith Weir and has worked in many ensembles including BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert orchestra and on the West End show Les Miserables. She has performed at many international festivals as cellist with dance companies including shows with renowned French ballet dancer Sylvie Guillem, the Hofesh Shechter Company, Akram Khan Company and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Laura also continues to perform as an instrumentalist in a live duo performance alongside silent films and has performed as part of the film festival at the Barbican.
In the session world Laura has performed with and recorded for many artists most notably Beyonce, JayZ, David Gilmour, Bjork, Paloma Faith, Florence and the Machine, Paul McCartney, Noel Gallagher, Roger Daltrey, Brian May, Ray Davies and Kanye West. She has a particular interest in World music genres and has played in many bands including the She Koyokh Klezmer Ensemble with whom she toured to Czech Republic and visited a gypsy community as part of a musical exchange. She also spent time in Peru researching Afro-Peruvian music and she plays the Cretan lyra which she had custom made for her in Athens.