Highlights with the FSQ include concerts at Kings Place and Wigmore Hall, performances on BBC Radio 3 'In Tune,' residencies at the University of St Andrews, Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge, Tuckamore Music Festival in Newfoundland and Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, tours throughout the UK and abroad and a recording of the Bruckner String Quintet on gut strings (Linn Records).
Outside of the FSQ, Heather appears in other chamber groups including Duo Harboyan-Tuach, which is about to release its first CD, Armenian Music for Cello and Piano (Divine Art). The Duo recently performed at Memorial University of Newfoundland and at Les Jeunesses Musicales House in Montreal. Heather also plays in the Roskell Piano Trio, which has given concerts at London Sutton House and at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.
Heather performs as a soloist, for example the Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 2 with the Academy of St Olaves in York, and the Haydn C major Concerto with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra. She also freelances with a number of orchestras in England including the Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, and period ensembles such as Armonico Consort, Southern Sinfonia, Yorkshire Baroque Soloists and the Gabrieli Consort. Heather has also been a member of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra (Newfoundland) and Camerata Lysy (Switzerland).
She studied cello at Memorial University of Newfoundland, McGill University, the International Menuhin Music Academy, and Stony Brook University, where she completed a Doctorate of Music. Her main teachers have been Colin Carr and Antonio Lysy and more recently, Moray Welsh. Chamber music coaches have included Orford Quartet cellist Marcel Saint-Cyr and members of the Emerson Quartet.
Heather's cello is a copy of a 1705 Matteo Goffriller, made by Yorkshire luthier Roger Hansell in 1993.