- M.M., Master of Music, University of Illinois, 1976
- B.M., Bachelor of Music, Murray State University, 1973
Soprano Alice Hopper is a former faculty member of DePauw University (Indiana) and Wesleyan College in Georgia, where she held the first Distinguished Chair of Voice.
She has performed such roles as the Queen of the Night in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte and Tytania in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Violetta in Verdi's La Traviata, Puccini's Tosca and Madame Butterfly, and Ellen Orford in Britten's Peter Grimes. Her extensive oratorio repertoire ranges from Orf's Carmina Burana and Poulenc's Gloria to Verdi's Requiem.
She has sung with orchestras and regional opera companies in the Eastern and Midwestern United States, Germany, Austria, and Italy.