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Rosie Bowker


Rosie Bowker is a versatile flautist who enjoys a varied freelance career. She is in demand as a professional performer on both historical and modern flutes.

Rosie appears regularly with larger ensembles including the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE), The English Concert, English Touring Opera and others. As a concerto soloist Rosie has performed in Milton Court Concert Hall, Powderham Castle, and at Deal Festival. She was a member of the Handel House Talent Scheme in 2017-18.

Rosie is a founder member of Pocket Sinfonia, a quartet of flute, violin, cello and piano/fortepiano, which specialises in bringing back to life nineteenth-century transcriptions of orchestral works by composers such as Hummel and Clementi. Pocket Sinfonia has performed across the UK and Europe including at Oslo Kammermusikkfestival and Brighton Early Music Festival. They have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 from the London International Early Music Exhibition and made their debut in Germany in a concert and radio broadcast for WDR 3 Alte Musik in 2022. Pocket Sinfonia was a REMA (European Early Music Network) Showcase Artist in 2020.

In 2016 Rosie graduated with an MPerf (Distinction) from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where she now assists teaching the ‘Interpretation through Improvisation’ elective. Rosie is a graduate from Christ’s College, Cambridge with a BA(Hons) in Music.