Marion Raper studied at the Royal Academy of Music and later studied History of Art at the University of Manchester. She has worked as a piano accompanist, performer and has taught extensively, including at the Guildhall School of Music and at the Leeds College of Music. She was a music examiner in Europe and the Far East and is a Fellow of the Incorporated Society of Musicians. She has a keen interest in all things Italian. Through her teaching Marion aims to address any technical problems, and broaden musical experience from sharing common musical and artistic goals.