Emma Smith started playing the violin when she was three. 
She is a member of the contemporary experimental string quartet the Elysian Quartet. 
She also plays in the jazz string group Basquiat Strings and can be spotted playing a variety 
of random instruments with the bands Adem, James Yorkston and Supreme Vagabond Craftsman, 
as well as having recorded with artists such as Hot Chip, Killa Kela, Polar Bear, Aqualung, King Creosote and TY.