Alice Noger-Gradon

Alice Noger-Gradon was born and raised in Australia, where she enjoyed a musical childhood playing a variety of instruments in diverse ensembles and singing in choirs.

After completing her Bachelor degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, in 2000 she relocated to Switzerland where she furthered her studies in horn playing under David Johnson at the Konservatorium Winterthur/Zurich and worked as a freelance musician. After receiving a chance opportunity in the financial sector, she worked for eight years in a variety of administration, communication and marketing positions and completed a federal diploma in finance. Her passion for language led to further education in translation in 2009; she then worked for eight years as an in-house translator at a Swiss private bank and at the University of Zurich. Since 2017, she has run her own translation business, working for a range of companies, public entities, and educational and cultural institutions.

Alice has a long-standing connection with the J. S. Bach Foundation, having translated a variety of their materials, including all of the cantata CD booklets, into English. In November 2023, she joined the Foundation as part of the communications team, where she is delighted to immerse herself once again in world of music.

In her leisure time, Alice enjoys hiking with her family and attending concerts and cultural events.