Ros performs as a freelance clarinettist specialising in klezmer throughout the UK.
Described as “One of the UK’s leading klezmer clarinettists”, Ros studied with many of the world’s finest klezmer performers in her early career and has been instrumental in developing klezmer music within Manchester.
A graduate of The Royal Northern College of Music, Ros was awarded a bursary to study on the Performance and Communication Skills Course at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama (1994), and holds a Masters’ Degree with Distinction in Performance as Research from SOAS, University of London, supported by a scholarship from the Jewish Music Institute (2008).
“Ros, your clarinet sound absolutely made the event. Amongst a sea of string sound you pierced through and charmed everyone.”
Folk With Fiddles Shindig: March 2015
University of Manchester
Ros teaches Klezmer performance at The University of Manchester in collaboration with Dr. Richard Fay, is a co-founder and ensemble tutor for the university’s Michael Kahan Kapelye ensemble and will be Head of Faculty for Klezfest 2017.
She performs and is interviewed as part of a Jewish Music Institute’s podcast on the University of Manchester’s music department:
At home in Manchester she performs with Mark Fisher in a duo Deli Babies, incorporating a love of klezmer, Greek and improvised melodies: