Rosie has recently graduated with an M.A. in Music Performance: Solo Voice Ensemble Singing from the University of York, where she was coached by Robert Hollingworth. She holds a BMus, first class honours, from the University of Sheffield. Rosie is about to embark on a Musical Theatre professional training course at the Associated Studios and continues her classical vocal studies with Yvonne Kenny.
Rosie was the Associate Soloist for Escafeld Chorale’s 2011-2012 concert season, performing works including Haydn’s Little Organ Mass, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Ramirez’s Misa Criolla.Other concert credits include soprano soloist in Mozart’s Requiem and Coronation Mass, Kodaly’s Missa Brevis, J.S. Bach’s Cantata No.140, Haydn’s Nelson Mass and Mass in the Time of War.
Rosie played the principal role of Pocris in the UK and Irish premieres of the 17th century Spanish opera Celos aun del aire Matan, directed by Jane Davidson and Andrew Lawrence King. Other stage work includes Flora in Britten’s The Turn of the Screw (Steel Opera), Cobweb in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opera on Locatoon), Johanna in Sweeney Todd (CHTC, Sheffield Lyceum), First Boy in The Magic Flute (Sheffield City Opera), Marta in Company and Laurey in Oklahoma!
Before commencing her undergraduate studies, Rosie completed a foundation course in concert singing at Birkbeck college and attended Robin Bowman’s Summer school in Vocal Performance and Interpretation at L’Academie Internationale d’été in Nice. More recently, Rosie has participated in masterclasses with Malcolm Martineau and Mark Wildman. She sings as a classical and popular music vocalist with the Greg Bish Blueprint function band. Rosie combines her performance work with singing teaching and completed the AOTOS residential singing teacher training course in August 2010.