Born in Kent in 1987, Alice begun the Violin at the early age of 4 and soon began to play in many of Kent’s music groups, most importantly the Kent Youth Orchestra which fuelled her ambition to be an orchestral violinist. Alice completed a music degree at the University of Manchester, studying with Julia Hanson (Eroica Quartet). She then went on to study with Steve Wilkie at the Royal Northern College of Music, completing a postgraduate diploma with a Merit (Steve Wilkie). Since graduating, Alice has worked as a freelance Violinist with orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, London Mozart Players, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Glyndebourne Touring Opera, Manchester Camerata, English Chamber Orchestra and Opera North.
As a member of Southbank Sinfonia in 2011, she took part in side-by-side projects with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Royal Opera House Orchestra as well as leading the orchestra for a live broadcasted Classic FM concert. Whilst with the orchestra she worked with notable conductors such as Oliver Knussen and Ashkanazy.
She has extensive commercial experience on TV and recording sessions, working with orchestras such as the English Session Orchestra, COOL music, Millenia Strings and the London Metropolitan Orchestra. Alice has also played as a dep for the West End show, Ghost the Musical. She has performed on most TV shows with a huge number of Pop artists and has recorded extensively for various bands, most recently Katie Melua.
Alice is a keen teacher and was a tutor at Kent Music Summer School, Benenden for four years, having been a student herself on the course for nine years. She currently teaches at three schools in the borough of Ealing, London as well as being involved in education projects for the English Chamber Orchestra and the LPO.
Alice Cooper Hall
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