Born in Abingdon, Virginia, Ms. Rose completed her Bachelor’s studies at Appalachian State University where she received degrees in both Clarinet Performance & K-12 Instrumental Music Education. Currently, she is pursuing a Doctoral degree in Clarinet Performance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she completed her Master’s previously.
In her career, Ms. Rose has performed throughout Southwest Virginia, Boone, NC, and Lincoln, NE in solo, chamber & new music ensembles, as well as being a featured soloist with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. Over the years, Ms. Rose has been invited to give guest Masterclasses at Appalachian State University’s Cannon Music Camp in free improvisation, as well as lectures and performances at Southwest Virginia Community College and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. As a performer, Ms. Rose advocates and performs new music compositions in hopes to bolster collaborations with rising and existing composers. Her most recent escapades have included designing and creating visual media for compositions, which she has also performed, in addition to graphic designs for the ICA and UNL Clarinet Studio.
A member of both the International Clarinet Association and the National Association for Music Educators, Ms. Rose now serves as Chair of the Membership and Development Committee for the ICA. In her spare time, Ms. Rose enjoys spending time with her cats, dog, and boyfriend, as well as drawing, hiking, and playing video games.