Clare holds a BA (Hons) from Sydney University and an A.Mus.A from the AMEB, as well as a Cert IV in Training and Assessment. In 1998 she won the Lady Persia Galleghan Award for Operatic Voice at the Sydney Eisteddfod and made her debut at the National Lieder Society, singing with chamber music legend Rachel Valler (AM) at the piano. Since then she has performed as a recitalist all over NSW, as part of various ensembles featuring such instrumentalists as Fiona Ziegler (Violin), Jocelyn Fazzone (Flute) and Robert Johnson (French Horn). In 2012 she wrote, performed in and composed music for her first play “Televention” which was produced at the King St Theatre, directed by Deborah Jones. In 2014 she composed and performed in “Distilled” with folk pop act The Slow Days, as part of the Sydney Fringe. Recently she has given recitals for International Women's Day 2017 and 2018 featuring the work of women composers.