Grace Smith is a fiddle and viola player, and dedicated music educator. Her band, the Grace Smith Trio, released their debut album Overleaf in Autumn 2023 which has had a great critical reception. In their review of Overleaf, Folk Radio UK said; “If you’re looking for the exciting future of instrumental folk music, you need search no further.” She can also be seen playing with French-inspired dance band, Cri du Canard, and with Katie Doherty & The Navigators. As a teacher, she works in many contexts and organisations, including as Producer for the 2023 Folkworks Summer School and as a tutor for National Youth Folk Ensemble and Newcastle University.