Della started playing at the age of 7. Della Joined the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain on Flugel where she was a member from 1975 to 1980. She joined Poynton Band at the age of 11 and played Flugel there for 19 years until she joined the RAF as a musician. Della served 8 years with the Band of the RAF College, Cranwell playing Cornet, Trumpet and Flugel Horn. During this time she was also a member of the Ransome Band being part of the team which gained 2nd prize at the National Championships of Great Britain in 2000. After a break from playing and living abroad, Della joined Carlton Brass, Nottingham on Flugel and more recently in December 2018 joined the GUS Band on Flugel where she plays today.
Della joins the BIBBSS Team as First Aider and Pastoral Care.