Frances Eustace fell in love with the sound of "original instruments" and since 1983 has performed with all the leading orchestras in London. She has been involved in award winning recordings with Tavener Players, The London Classical Players, Gabrieli Players, Ensemble Sonnerie and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. In 1995 Frances qualified as a Dance Movement Therapist and has worked with young people with Traumatic Brain Injury and children with Visual Impairment and Autism. Since moving to Wessex in 2004 she has returned to music full-time, adding bagpipes and pipe and tabor to her armoury of instruments. In 2009 Frances gained an MA in Medieval Studies and is now studying for a Doctorate at Bristol University. Her fastest marathon time is 3 hours 57 mins. (Amsterdam 1991) and she won the Runners World Cup at the 1998 Venice Marathon. Frances and Katriina met during their time at the Akademie fur Alte Musik in Bremen where Frances studied viola da gamba and historical dance.