Toni has worked as an accompanist in Melbourne for the past 20 years.
After completing undergraduate studies in Western Australia, Toni studied at the Liszt Academy in Budapest. On her return to Australia she completed her Post Graduate studies at the Victorian College of the Arts. Since 1994 Toni has worked with both secondary and tertiary students at the VCA .
Toni has made recordings for the ABC and 3MBS and regularly performs in recital with Soprano Deborah Cheetham. Recent performances have included recitals in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney and New York.
In 2011 Toni accepted the position of Company Manager for Short Black Opera Company and continues with her role as company vocal coach. In 2012 she completed the Indigenous Arts Management Course run by the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts at the VCA, University of Melbourne.