Flutist Rosanne Wieringa joined the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in 2004 as Second Flute. Before moving to Vancouver, Rosanne lived in Saskatchewan where she was the Principal Flute with the Regina Symphony Orchestra and taught at the Conservatory of Performing Arts and the University of Regina.
Born in Markdale, Ontario, Rosanne received her formal training at the University of Toronto, the Glenn Gould Professional School, and the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. Her teachers have included Nora Shulman of the Toronto Symphony, Jeanne Baxtresser of the New York Philharmonic, and Kathleen Rudolph, former Associate Principal Flute and Piccolo with the VSO.
An active solo and chamber musician, Rosanne has appeared as a soloist with the the Regina Symphony, the Georgian Bay Symphony and most recently, with the Vancouver Symphony. This past year she joined the Vancouver based Admare Wind Quintet, and has participated in the Gros Morne Summer Music Festival and the Sweetwater Music Festival in Owen Sound, Ontario. Rosanne enjoys teaching students of all ages. She maintains a private studio and is involved with the Vancouver Symphony Education program, VSO Connects.