Alice is a native Clevelander and a member of Grace Lutheran Church. She attended the Cleveland Institute of Music for two years where she was a member of Mu Phi Epsilon honorary music sorority. She switched to Case Western Reserve for Music Education. For six years, Alice taught at the Music School Settlement in the Music Therapy program at the Settlement and at Beech Brook under Louise Steele. She also taught in the extension program during that time under Dick Kauffman. Alice sang and traveled with Robert Shaw for six years. She was also recruited to sing in France five years ago. She sings with the Western Reserve Chorael and is on their board..