Ms. Tina studied music at Huddersfield University in the UK and achieved a BMus (Hons) degree, majoring in performance. Her specialism is in the violin, however has achieved Associated Board of the Royal School of Music (ABRSM) Grade 8 in Violin, Oboe and Voice which she passed with merit and distinction which is the top grade in the UK. Ms. Tina studied voice under Susan Roper, Head of Vocal Studies at the Royal Northern College of Music and Drama, UK.
As a student Ms. Tina travelled throughout Europe as part of orchestral tours.
Following her degree Ms. Tina taught music in schools in the North of the UK, and her duties included violin, oboe and voice lessons as well along with promoting the oboe to schools as part of the local Education Authority’s, Endangered Species Program. She assisted running an orchestra and choir with a colleague and gave classroom music and recorder lessons.