‘Subtlety, sensitivity and skill… vivid, ritualistic power ’ – The Guardian (2015)
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With a classical grounding from Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2016) Rosie is a flexible player. Equally at home in a symphony orchestra as perched on a cajon she's worked on stage and in theatre pits. Large scale events include the BBC Proms with Chineke! (2017) and LSO's Peter Maxwell- Davis opera The Hogboon (2016) Rosie is currently touring with artist Neneh Cherry (2018-), playing vibraphone and piano.
Rosie is an actor musician, and some theatre credits include operas Musical Rumpus Spitalfields (2017) and Migration Game Jackie Walduck (2016); Acts of Defiance Mama Quilla (2016) and Rudiments Lisson Gallery (2015) She looks forward to working on Richard II at Shakespeare's Globe in spring of 2019.
Solo recitals are often a theatrical affair, with performances incorporating spoken word and movement. She has a new family friendly solo set in progress, "Words and Music". The Guardian (2015) noted 'the contagious grace with which she made every movement' at her 2015 set at Sound Unbound. Winning the Goldsmiths Concerto contest in 2014 meant she performed the Ney Rosauro Vibraphone Concerto (2015). In any spare time, she loves to busk with her handpan.
She has a strong interest in non-western traditions, with training in Ghanaian drumming; Latin percussion (salsa and samba); Middle Eastern frame drums and cajon.
She enjoys playing improvised music with various improv troupes and is the Resident Percussionist with Dreamweaver Quartet.
She is a founding member of Beaten Track, a percussion ensemble and Boubakiki a handpan and saxophone duo.