Born in Évora – Portugal, Alice ROCHA began her musical studies in 2009 at the Regional Conservatory of Évora – Eborae Musica, in the organ class of the professor and organist Rafael Reis with whom she studied until 2017.
She competed in the National Organ Competition of Ourem-Fátima, obtaining two silver medals in 2013 and 2014. In July 2016, she was selected among many candidates to participate in the Young Talents Masterclass of Haarlem, in Holland. She thus had the opportunity to study with prestigious organists, in particular with Ben Van Oosten. During her studies Alice took part in masterclasses with great organists such as António Estereiro, José Luis Uriol, Willem Jansen, Pieter van Dijk and Vincent Dubois.
She plays at the Cathedral of Évora-Portugal during important ceremonies and between 2019 and 2021 she holds the position of organist at Saint Matthew church in Strasbourg.
In 2021 she obtained her Bachelor’s degree at the Académie Supérieure de Musique de Strasbourg- HEAR under the guidance of professor and organist Johann Vexo.
During her studies in France, she has had the opportunity to play various solo concerts in Alsace and Portugal, also including concerts with the duo organ / oboe she forms since 2018 with the oboist Erika Maschke.
Alice Rocha is currently following her Master’s degree at the CNSM in Paris in the organ class of Thomas Ospital and Olivier Latry.