Following post graduate studies at the Musikhochschule in Munich with Professor Hariolf Schlichtig, Rosemary's professional career began with regular performances with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields in London, Asia, the US and Europe.
After returning to Australia from the United Kingdom, Rosemary held the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's viola fellowship in 2003. She became a permanent musician with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in 2014. She has also pursued an active freelance career with other Australian orchestras including the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.
Rosemary commenced her music studies on the violin at the age of four with the Suzuki method. She changed to the viola when she entered the Sydney Conservatorium High School, studying with Winifred Durie.
Rosemary holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Sydney and has been the recipient of numerous scholarships from organisations including the Queen's Trust, the Big Brother Movement and the Australian Youth Orchestra.
Rosemary plays on an A.E. Smith viola made in Sydney in 1930.