Audrey Riley studied at the Guildhall School Of Music with Leonard Stehn. As an arranger and improvising cellist she has contributed to many rock and pop recordings.
Between 2001 and 2011 she toured with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and continues to perform BIPED. She is investigating the performance practices of the composer/musicians of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, with a special emphasis on the works of John Cage, as part of a PhD at De Montfort University.
She has been a member of contemporary music group Icebreaker since 1989, and it’s Music Director since 2009, and teaches Composition & Arranging, and Advanced Ensemble Skills (BMus and MMus) at ICMP, and cello at Goldsmiths.