Harshini is a classical cellist and whilst growing up in England was the principal cellist for her County Orchestra. She initially completed a chemical engineering degree before travelling and moving to Alice Springs in 1994. Since living in Alice Springs she has performed with the Alexander Quartet and more recently with the Alice Springs World Chamber Orchestra. From a governance perspective she has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors course, and was the Secretary of the Alice Springs Steiner School Board. She loves music from all genres from punk rock, to the classics, and is passionate about young people being able to play, and having a voice through music.