Sisters Suzie, Becky and Tammy Thorn have been making music together since Tammy, the youngest, was just 5 years old. They formed the Rose Trio in 2006 when they were all studying in London. The Rose Trio were the winners of the ensemble prize at the Royal Over-Seas League competition in 2010 and have given several performances in the Princess Alexandra Hall at Over-Seas League House. Other recent performances have included the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southend Civic Centre and a recital for Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists
Suzanne Thorn (oboe)
Suzie recently completed her studies at the Royal Academy of Music where she won several awards, including the Janet Craxton, Leila Bull and the RAM Club prizes. In addition to playing principal oboe in the National Youth Orchestra, the Britten-Pears Orchestra and the European Union Youth Orchestra, she has also performed with Welsh National Opera and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Rebecca Thorn (clarinet)
Rebecca was awarded a major entrance scholarship to study at the Royal Northern College of Music. After completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Education at Manchester Metropolitan University, she went on to study for a Master’s degree at Trinity College of Music, where she was awarded a scholarship from the Leverhulme Trust and a Professional Preparation Masters Scheme award from the Arts & Humanities Research Council. Rebecca now works as a freelance clarinetist and is also Assistant Director of Music at Westminster Under School and a teacher of Outreach at the RCM.
Tamsin Thorn (bassoon)
Tammy is a Foundation Scholar at the Royal College of Music where she is studying with Sarah Burnett and Julie Price. She won the “John Lill Award” at the Ongar Music Club’s “Essex Young Musician Competition” in 2008 and recently reached the finals of the RCM Concerto Competition. She has played principal bassoon with the National Youth Orchestra, the Britten-Pears Orchestra and the Ulster Orchestra.