Alper has played baroque oboe with the
Boston Handel & Haydn Society, Boston Cecilia,
Abendmusik, Cambridge Bach Ensemble, Schola Cantorum
of Boston, St. Botolph's Town Bande, Longy Oboe
Band, Harvard University Baroque Orchestra, Hartford
Philharmonic Society, Genesee Baroque Players, Atlanta
Baroque Orchestra, and the New Trinity Baroque.
She has recently returned to Boston after nine years
in Texas, where she played with the Dallas Bach
Society, Texas Baroque Ensemble, Fort Worth Early
Music, Denton Bach Society, Orchestra of New Spain,
La Bande Ancienne, Concerto Antico, Incarnation
Baroque Orchestra, Texas Early Music Project, Austin
Handel-Haydn Society, Orchestra of St. David's,
Texas Bach Collegium, La Folia, and Ars Lyrica Houston.
has taught baroque oboe at the University of North
Texas for seven years and has given master classes
and workshops at Louisiana State University, University
of Houston, Texas Tech University, and the Texas
Early Music Festival. In addition, she was the director
of school programs for the Dallas Bach Society for
three years, bringing early music and dance programs
into Dallas public schools. In January, 2004, she
will give a gallery talk about eighteenth century
oboes at the musical instrument collection of the
Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
a recipient of a grant from the Frank Huntington
Beebe Fund, Ms. Alper studied with Ku Ebbinge at
the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Netherlands.
She has also studied baroque oboe with Stephen Hammer,
Sand Dalton, and Washington McLain.