Rosie studied with Peter Buckoke at the Royal College of Music and subsequently with Mirella Vedeva and Alberto Bocini at Geneva Conservatoire where she also had regular classes with Franco Petracchi.

She has worked as principal bass under Bernard Haitink, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Sir Charles Mackerras, John Wilson and Sir Roger Norrington.

As a contemporary player, Rosie has performed with The London Contemporary Orchestra at the Aldeburgh Festival and she has worked with the Mercury Quartet at Switzerland’s Les Jardin Musicaux Festival. She performed contemporary Finnish works for her final Masters recital, including Rautavaara’s Double Bass Concerto, and has had pieces written for her by several composers. 

Rosie broadcasted live on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ with Camerata Alma Viva and played on the ensemble’s album, ‘Changing of the Seasons’. She has played with Aurora Orchestra at King's Place, London, and performed ‘Death and the Maiden’ with the Terpsycordes Quatuor in the Victoria Hall, Geneva. 

In November she will perform with Octandre Ensemble as part of the World Performance Premiere  of Frank Denyer's 'The Fish that became the Sun'.

Angel of Dusk - Rautavaara

Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze Cover

Camerata Alma Viva

St. John's Smith Square