Rosemary is a London based violinist born in Suffolk, England. She graduated from The Royal Academy of Music with a 1st Class BMus (Hons) and has since enjoyed performing and recording as part of professional orchestras, smaller bands and chamber music groups in a plethora of musical settings.
Alongside a busy performing career, Rosemary works as a private violin teacher and is a freelance chamber music coach with the Primary Department of the Royal Academy of Music, ProCorda, and Cambridge Suzuki Young Musicians. Rosemary has held peripatetic violin and viola teaching positions at Ipswich High School for Girls, Suffolk (2014-2016) as well as Queens College, Harley Street (2016-2018).
in 2018 Rosemary joined the team at "Mini Mozart" and leads weekly early years music classes for babies and toddlers.
Mini Mozart: Music Classes for Toddlers & Babieshttps://www.minimozart.com/
Being a keen orchestral player, Rosemary has performed alongside the BBC Concert Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
As a result of this, she has made appearances at Londonís Barbican, Cadogan, Royal Festival and Wigmore Halls, as well as The Roundhouse and a variety of smaller theatres and music venues. She has often performed at the BBC Proms in the Royal Albert Hall as well as undertaken recording sessions at many of the major recording studios.
In addition to this, Rosemary has performed throughout the UK at Birminghamís Symphony Hall, The Sage (Gateshead), Snape Maltings Concert Hall (Suffolk) and The Bridgewater Hall (Manchester), In addition to international performances throughout Asia, Europe, South America and The United States.
Life as an orchestral player has given Rosemary the opportunity to work with a number of eminent conductors, including Charles Dutoit, Semyon Bychkov, Marin Alsop, Sir Mark Elder, Sir Edward Gardner, Vladimir Jurowski, Vasily Petrenko, Antonio Pappano, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Oliver Knussen and David Zinman.
Rosemary has performed as a soloist with The Arch Sinfonia, Kingston Philharmonic and London Graduate Orchestras (London) as well as The Lavenham SInfonia and Wolsey Orchestra (Suffolk). Rosemary has given concerts as a solo artist with The Concordia Foundation and also performs in other solo and duo recitals around the UK.
Rosemary is a member of Ensemble Mirage, an eclectic flexi-ensemble that gives a number of exciting chamber music performances each year.
Ensemble Mirage - classical music group based in the UK www.ensemblemirage.com/
Furthermore, she is former 1st violinist with the Stella Quartet, a dynamic, intercontinental string quartet that has given performances at many UK venues as well in Europe and Russia. The Stella Quartet led educational and community workshops with the Brent and Camden music services as well as Spitalfields Music, Vital Arts and Wigmore Hall Learning. The Stella Quartet completed a fellowship with The Open Academy department at The Royal Academy of Music as well as Wigmore Hall Learning in 2016 in order to further their experience in teaching and community outreach.
Rosemary began to study the violin and piano at the age of 6 with the Suzuki Method and quickly became involved with many Suffolk youth programmes and training orchestras. Rosemary attended the Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Aldeburgh Young Musicians, before moving to Manchester in order to study at the prestigious music institution, Chethamís School of Music where she completed her schooling.
Noteworthy is her former membership with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain with which she had the opportunity to co-lead in concerts at the BBC Proms.
Rosemary has been lucky enough to receive masterclasses from inspirational musicians including virtuoso soloists Tasmin Little and Maxim Vengerov.