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 has broadcast 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 performed ‘Death and the Maiden’ with Terpsycordes Quatuor in the Victoria Hall, Geneva, and continues to work primarily as a chamber musician. She is a founder member of Synchrony, a platform created for women in the arts to showcase their creativity.