Alice Elizabeth Dennis BEM GTCL LTCL (PftT) (née Larner) is a popular piano and singing teacher and is the incoming Musical Director of the University Plymouth Choral Society starting in September 2017.
She has just retired (after working there since 1990) as Musical Director of Haddo House Choral & Operatic Society and the young Haddo Voices choirs based near Aberdeen in Scotland. She was also the founder and Artistic Director of the Haddo Arts Festival (until November 2016).
A fully qualified conservatoire trained pianist and singer, Alice has recently moved to Penzance in Cornwall and will shortly to start up a new teaching practice there.
She has an unprecedented success rate with pupils of all ages in exams, auditions and performances.
She has over 30 years experience of teaching aspiring musicians and has helped many gain access into conservatoires, colleges, universities and stage schools.
She is an experienced choral conductor having taken rehearsals and conducted concerts and operas at Haddo House since the early 90s. All the non-auditoned choirs she led won competitions locally and nationally.
She is a member of the professional body the Incorporated Society of Musicians (Private Teachers Section), is fully DBS checked and was recently honoured with the British Empire Medal in the Queens 90th Birthday honours for Services to Music in Aberdeenshire.