Sydney-born clarinettist Rowena graduated with a Bachelor of Music Performance (First
Class Honours) from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2008 and then went on to
complete a Master of Music (Performance) also at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
During her time at the Conservatorium she studied with Mark Walton (OAM), Catherine
McCorkill and Frank Celata.
Rowena was a member of the Sydney Symphony Fellowship program in both 2011 and
2012. She performs regularly as a freelance clarinettist with the Opera Australia Orchestra
and as a session musician. She has also worked with the Australian Chamber Orchestra,
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Malaysian Symphony Orchestra and was a member
of the Les Miserables orchestra in the 2015 Cameron Mackintosh production in Sydney.
Rowena has been a full-time member of the NSW Police Band since 2018, where she
enjoys playing a wide variety of music in both their large ensembles and chamber groups.