Pianist, Composer, Audio Engineer
Born and raised in Waterbury, CT, Rosemary Minkler is an accomplished young pianist, composer, and audio engineer. She grew up surrounded by music and began studying piano at an early age, discovering her passion for jazz at the Litchfield Jazz Camp. She continued her studies on a full scholarship to Western Connecticut State University, where she received a degree in Audio and Music Production with a concentration in Jazz Piano.
Here, she studied jazz piano with Peter Tomlinson, classical piano with Russell Hirshfield, classical composition with Kevin Isaacs, and applied audio with Douglas O'Grady and Edward Dzubak. In addition, she worked closely with jazz guitarist/composer Jamie Begian as well as renowned jazz saxophonist Jimmy Greene. During her time at Western Connecticut State University, Rosemary was an intern for Stamford-based audio engineer Greg Tobler, whom she still works with.
Rosemary's diverse abilities make her an in-demand musician. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York and often plays with other musicians in the Connecticut and New York area.
December 10, 2018 Bowery Electric (Map Room), New York, NY (solo)
January 6, 2018 Williamsburg Music Center, Brooklyn, NY (RM Trio)
Rockwood Music Hall, Arlene’s Grocery (a. harlana), PIANOS, Erv’s, Leesta Vall Sound Recordings, Arch Street Tavern, Foam Brewers, The Monkey House, Stella Blues, Trinity on Main, Berlin (Ada Belle), Bushnell Park, Silvana (Offshore Quintet), Gold Sounds (Ada Belle), Muchmore's (Ada Belle), Sofar Sounds New Haven (Ada Belle), Shrine (Ada Belle), Pete's Candy Store (Ada Belle), Williamsburg Music Center, Western Connecticut State University, The Buttonwood Tree, ShapeShifter Lab