Jane was born and grew up in the South East of England. Her formative musical education included choral singing, recorder ensemble and studies in piano and violin.
In 1986, she gained her Bachelor of Music degree from King's Colllege London, followed by postgraduate studies in piano accompaniment at Trinity College of Music.
In 1988, she as offered a position with the music staff of the Royal Academy of Dance at their London headquarters. In 1991, she moved to Sweden, joining the Royal Swedish Ballet as rehearsal pianist three years later.
Favourite collaborations over the years include - Song of the Earth, Romeo & Juliet, Mayerling, five productions of Swan Lake and a variety of new productions created especially for the Royal Swedish Ballet including The Firebird (Alexei Ratmansky), Giselle (Natalia Makarova) and Gustav III (Patrice Bart).