Winner of the 1998 Pierre Fournier Award and major prizes in the 2001 Leonard Rose Competition in the United States and the 1997 Adam International Cello Competition in New Zealand, Alice Neary has appeared as a soloist with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Israel Symphony and in recitals at the Wigmore Hall and Bridgewater Hall. She has broadcast extensively on BBC Radio 3 and NPR in America and recorded Tovey’s Cello Concerto with the Ulster Orchestra.
She is a member of the Gould Piano Trio and has appeared as guest cellist with the Nash Ensemble, Endellion and Elias quartets. She studied with Ralph Kirshbaum at the Royal Northern College of Music and, as a Fulbright scholar, with Timothy Eddy in the United States and now teaches at the Royal College of Music in London and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
She plays an Alessandro Gagliano cello of 1710.