Babette Roosenschoon

By December 9, 2016Uncategorized

Babette Roosenschoon holds a Masters of Music degree in performance from the University of Stellenbosch, under the tuition of Dalena Roux. During her postgraduate studies Babette won the Edna Elphick Cello Competition and became one of the first members of the Stellenbosch University String Quartet, a post-graduate chamber music initiative, which won category prize at the National Ensemble Competition in 2008.

Babette furthered her studies abroad at Universität Mozarteum (Salzburg, Austria) with Heidi Litschauer as well as at the University of North Texas (Denton, Texas) with Eugene Osadchy, where she performed as a member of UNT’s Center Piano Trio and Center Piano Quartet, and freelanced as a member of the Richardson Symphony Orchestra.

Babette returned to South Africa in 2011 to establish herself as a cellist in the Cape, furthermore with the intention of being part of a generation that promotes and advances current young professional musicians. She was a tutti cellist with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra for 8 years and is currently the cellist of the Juliet String Quartet.

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