Jane graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the University of Victoria in 1978. She received a Teaching Diploma in 1981 from the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, and participated in the Early Music Seminars given by Nikolaus Harnoncourt. From 1981 to 1997, she was a coach and accompanist at the Brucknerkonservatorium in Linz, Austria. Since returning to Victoria in 1997, Jane has been active as a free-lance accompanist.
She currently accompanies vocal students, Linden Singers, CapriCCio Vocal Ensemble, the Concert Choir of the Victoria Children’s Choir, and the SMUS Junior and Middle School choirs. Jane regularly performs with pianist Wendy Stofer, in the piano duo KlaVIERhands and also teaches music theory privately and at the Canadian College of the Performing Arts.