Jacqui trained at the Birmingham Conservatoire and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She plays first violin with the English String Orchestra and English Symphony Orchestra and is the second violinist in the ESO String Quartet.

Jacqui has given recitals at the CBSO Centre Stage Concert series as a member of the New Birmingham String Quartet and enjoys a freelance career playing with orchestras including Sinfonia Viva and the CBSO, and with popular artists such as Barry Manilow, Cliff Richard, The Who, Chris de Burgh, Russell Watson and Katherine Jenkins.