Grace was born and raised in Charlottesville. Both of her parents were professional musicians, she so was constantly surrounded by music as a kid. Grace majored in music at Mary Baldwin University and participated in vocal performance and music production and business certificate programs at Musicians Institute of Hollywood, California and Berklee College of Music. She received a small NEH stipend in 2015 to spend a week studying the indigenous music and culture of the Gullah Geechee population of the Georgia Sea Islands, and in 2017 she spent three weeks in Burkina Faso studying the country's traditional music under the mentorship of Malima Kone. Grace's father, an avid wildlife enthusiast led many many wilderness and biology trips for local middle school and high school students during her childhood, in which she participated. As a young adult Grace hiked and camped in 49 of the 50 U.S states and in several counties, including South Africa, Scotland, Canada and Ecuador. For the past 15 years Grace has studied the local plants and wildlife of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Grace has been a substitute teacher in Charlottesville and Albemarle County schools for the past several years, has worked at several local summer camps and taught music and and led wildlife art activities at The International School of Charlottesville. Currently Grace is taking on small music gigs in the local area, is taking courses for a license in Special Education K-12 and online Neuroscience and Physiology courses with hopes of applying for a Music Therapy graduate program. She has a special love for animal sounds, particularly wolf howls and whale song.