Stirling has experimented in combining violin playing with hip hop and dubstep.Stirling's collaborations with other musicians and singers have included Shaun Barrowes (on "Don't Carry It All" – The Decemberists), Jake Bruene and Frank Sacramone (on "Party Rock Anthem" – LMFAO), Peter Hollens (on "Skyrim" and later with "Game of Thrones"), Alisha Popat (on "We Found Love"), John Allred (on "Tomb"), Kurt Schneider and Amiee Proal (on A Thousand Years), Megan Nicole (on "Starships"), and The Piano Guys (on "Mission Impossible"). She has also collaborated with the Salt Lake Pops orchestra and Alex Boye. Stirling's debut album was released on September 18, 2012 in conjunction with a North American tour that same month.
Stirling completed her first US Tour on November 26, 2012. She announced on December 3, 2012 that she is working on putting together a European tour, as well as another US tour starting in January 2013. The Tour will cover 55 cities between Europe, Canada & the US and last until April 5th, 2013.
In December 2012, YouTube announced that Stirling's song, "Crystallize", was the #8 top viewed video of 2012 with over 42 Million views. She recently completed collaborations with Youtube Artists Tyler Ward and Pentatonix.