Abby is from North Kingstown, Rhode Island. She will graduate in May 2019 with a B.A. in  Music with a concentration in Cultural and Critical Studies. Her work this summer is focused on online education, and other digital education tools for American students of Gamelan.

She plays in the Bucknell Symphonic Band, and the Bucknell Gamelan Ensemble, as well as a small gamelan ensemble, Saiban. Abby works for the Symphonic Band score library, and has a good dog, Murphy.