Inspired by her grandfather who played the violin inFinland,Florencestarted violin lessons inKenora,Ontarioat the age of 6. She was performing in the public a year later and has continued to the present.
Her musical entertainment career has taken her to Europe, the Middle East, acrossCanadaand theUnited States. Performing venues have included concert stages, night clubs, fairs, festivals, television and cruise ships in the Caribbean andAlaska.
For the past several yearsFlorencehas been a featured entertainer for the Royal Band Senior’s Jubilee at Roy Thomson Hall inToronto.