Mary studied at the Guildhall School of Music and has had a busy career as a freelance player and teacher.
Her recital and concerto appearances have taken place at the major London concert halls, stately homes and also many European countries, including the Austrian Salzburg Festival.
She was founder of the Vivaldi Concertante and Giordani Ensemble and is an enthusiastic performer of chamber music. She has made CD recordings, performed on BBC television and recorded music for BBC radio.
Mary is a champion of new music and has performed and recorded new works on oboe and bassoon. She is currently working with chamber groups and recording music by Vicky Read, for oboe and piano.