Christy first fell in love with the sound of the oboe while listening to the soundtrack for Conan the Barbarian. At the age of 8 she began taking lessons on the instrument. Christy has enjoyed a wide variety of musical endeavors both instrumentally and vocally among which was being a member of the Atlanta Young Singers of Callanwolde. Christy is also a member of Zephyr Winds.
Christy is a charter member of Zephyr Instrumental.