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Liz began formal musical training and the age of 4 with violin lessons at the Waddell School of Music in Edinburgh with informal lessons on piano and singing at home with her mother, Marie McGregor, a professional musician. When her family relocated to Surrey, when she was 11 she won an exhibition from Surrey County Council to study at the Royal Academy of Music on the Junior Course where she specialised in violin, piano and composition along with aural training, chamber music, choir and orchestra. She studied music for a year at Leicester University and subsequently taught violin and piano for a number of years. Over the years Liz has benefitted from the jazz vocal coaching of Pepe Lemur and more recently Anita Wardell and also the training provided on courses and master classes by Liane Carroll, Fionna Ducan, Claire Martin and Verona Chard, has received jazz piano training from Roland Perrin and jazz violin coaching from Julian Ferraretto. In the mid 80s, on teaming up with saxophonist and pianist Craig Rickards, Liz wrote for and performed as a singer with a jazz funk band they formed together