Alice Humphries is a highly versatile Australian based composer, arranger and orchestrator working across the contemporary classical, jazz and popular worlds. Her music has been described as “bursting with life and fun, as well as great great beauty” and “deeply thought provoking…offering both moments of incredible intensity and sublime serenity.” She is interested in how natural phenomena and human emotion can be explored through music.
Alice’s music has been performed across Australia and internationally by artists including the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Syzygy Ensemble and The Letter String Quartet. Her music has been recorded and broadcast for ABC classic fm and she her debut album Ecila was released to critical acclaim. Alice has been a finalist in the APRA AMCOS Art Music Awards and the APRA Professional Development Awards and was the Composer-in-Residence for the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO) in 2010.
As an arranger and orchestrator, she has worked with artists including Eddie Perfect, Josh Pyke, Kate Miller-Heidke, Missy Higgins, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony, and creates string and brass arrangements for contemporary popular artists in both studio and live settings.