Rosie Moon works with many period instrument ensembles in the UK and abroad, including Florilegium, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Ensemble Cantatio and The Oxford Bach Soloists.
She has recorded with Camerata Alma Viva and The International Baroque Players. Rosie has also broadcast live on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ with various groups, and has worked as principal bass under Haitink, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Sir Charles Mackerras, John Wilson and Sir Roger Norrington
Rosie studied modern and baroque double bass at the Royal College of Music (with Peter Buckoke) and a Performance Masters in Geneva at the Haute Ecole de Musique (with Alberto Bocini).
Rosie loves performing in small ensembles. She has specialised in contemporary pieces for double bass and played virtuoso solo works in festivals across Europe. Dissatisified with the current state of music education in British schools, Rosie did a second postgraduate degree in education at UCL’s Institute of Education. Having spent the past year teaching 30 eight year olds, she now feels ready to launch her crusade for better integration of music within UK primary schools.
Rosie has also worked with teenagers in the National Youth Music Theatre, mostly on double bass – but also on bass guitar (with mostly terrible results!