Laura studied Horn with Angus West at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and with Lindsey stoker at the Royal Northern College of Music, where she was awarded Distinctions in Chamber Music, Professional Attachment (with Welsh National Opera, with whom she was on trial for the position of fourth horn during 2004) and Education Projects. She now works as a Freelance Musician, Teacher and Animateur, with recent employers including; Alto Productions, Regency Sinfonia and the Bristol Ensemble. In 2016 Laura formed a2 Horn Duo with fellow Horn player Hannah Caldecott and the pair have already enjoyed performing for a wide variety of clients including Southmead Hospital, Superact and Lilliput Concerts Cheltenham and Bristol.

In September 2014, Laura was delighted to accept a part time role as Education Manager at St George's Bristol. The venue subsequently achieved a ‘Best Family Venue’ award for its work in the 2015 Get Creative Family Arts Festival and awards for 'Best Family Welcome' and 'Best Age Friendly Event' (working together with the Cardiff County & Vale of Glamorgan Symphonic Brass Ensemble) for work delivered during the 2016 Festival.

Prior to and during her time at college Laura was the recipient of several awards and scholarships including: The David James Award, The Simon Clarkson Prize, a Wolfson Foundation Instrument Award and The Zochanis Scholarship. From 2002 to 2005 Laura's studies at the RNCM were made possible by funding she received from 'The Cressy Foundation'. Laura is also a grateful recipient of support from the Royal Society of Musicians.

In addition to teaching privately, Laura works in the Music departments of Clifton College, Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Red Maids' High in Bristol. She also directs and coaches ensembles and was Co-Founder and Co-Musical Director of the Bristol School's Symphonic Brass Ensemble (BSSBE).