Laverne grew up in a musical family where her both her parents are active in church choral scene. Her mother is also a piano teacher and taught Laverne at a young age. She also joined the church choir, as well as her primary/junior college school choirs.
Since the age of 16, she joined numerous Chinese pop music composing competitions and won 1st place twice, 2nd place twice and 3rd place twice, including a nation-wide National Day songwriting “Our Story, Our Chords, Our Song” organised by Northeast CDC for Singapore’s 40th birthday celebration.
Laverne is AMIS-certified to teach music in MOE schools, as well as a COMPASS member. She also wrote the school song for Oasis Primary School. Laverne currently conducts classes for her private students at her home, as well as choirs at Yumin Primary School, Yio Chu Kang Primary School and Townsville Primary School.