Alice graduated with a Master of Music (distinction) from the Royal Northern College of Music in 2014 and is persuing a career as a professional freelance harpist in Manchester. Originally from West Sussex, Alice began learning the harp at the age of 11 with Helen Arnold before moving to Manchester to study with Eira Lynn Jones. Alice gained a BMus with first class honours in 2012 from the RNCM. Alice is an avid performer of contemporary music and is passionate about showing the versatility of the harp to a wide audience by presenting exciting and unique solo programmes. As a soloist, Alice has appeared at venues across Manchester and the North West. In 2012 Alice was involved in ‘Pages From My Songbook’, a collaborative theatre project at the Royal Exchange Theatre, in which she performed self-composed material and more recently she performed with Apartment House at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Alice is an accomplished chamber musician and as a member of the Daphnis Flute and Harp Duo has given recitals at the British Flute Society Conference, The Venue in Leeds and Buxton Pavillion. Alice has also performed Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro with fellow students in the RNCM Chamber Music festival as well as Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto with the Southdowns Youth Orchestra in 2011. Alice is a keen orchestral musician and has recently performed with the National Symphony Orchestra for Alfie Boe's concert at Scarborough Open Air Theatre. Other professional orchestras Alice has performed with include Ryedale Festival Opera Orchestra and Fono Philharmonic Orchestra. During her time at the RNCM Alice played with many of the college ensembles including the Symphony Orchestra at The Bridgewater Hall, the RNCM New Ensemble at BBC Media City Studios and more recently she was chosen to play with the RNCM Sinfonia – resident orchestra at the Cantiere Internazionale D’Arte in Montepulciano, Italy. Last year Alice participated on the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme orchestral course, performing with musicians from across the globe.
Air on the G String - J.S. BachArrival of the Queen of Sheba - G.F. HandelBridal Chorus - R. WagnerCanon in D - J. PachelbelFur Elise - L.V. BeethovenGymnopedie No. 1 - E. SatiePremiere Arabesque - C. DebussyTrumpet Voluntary - J. ClarkeWedding March - F. Mendelssohn All through the NightAmazing GraceGreensleevesLondonderry Air, Scarborough Fair. The Ash Grove, The Water is WideWatching the Wheat All I ask of YouAll of MeA Thousand YearsAt LastCan you feel the love tonight Chasing Cars, Fields of Gold, Hallelujah, Kissing You, Over the Rainbow, Moon River, My Heart will go on, Somewhere only we know, Stairway to HeavenThink of me
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