Debbie trained at the Royal College of Music as a pianist and accompanist. She lived and worked in London for many years before moving to be by the sea in Hastings in 2013.
Debbie has worked in all fields of music during her career from West End theatre to conducting at the Royal Albert Hall. She has played in rock bands, folk groups and jazz bands and given concerts all over the country. In the recording industry she has worked as a session musician and arranger and written music for radio ads. She has 30 years experience as a piano teacher and has set up and run various musical ensembles and singing groups. She has extensive experience in the world of musical theatre and regularly works as a musical director, rehearsal pianist and pit musician. She has written three full length musicals for children, several pieces for choirs and has an large catalogue of choral arrangements both accompanied and a cappella.