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Performer, Educator, Director


     Alyce Tarver Wells is a soprano based in Memphis, TN pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Vocal Performance at the University of Memphis. She is the adjunct instructor teaching musical theatre freshmen and sophomores at the University of Memphis’ Department of Theatre and Dance. 

     Alyce’s recent engagements include Galatea in Opera Memphis' production of Pygmalion 2.0, Countess Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro (University of Memphis), Adele in Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus, and Polly Peachum in Benjamin Britten’s Beggar’s Opera. She has also regularly performed for the annual 30 Days of Opera with Opera Memphis since 2018. Her Opera Memphis credits include First Novice in Suor Angelica and chorus for Pirates of Penzance, H. M. S. Pinafore, Madama Butterfly, La Traviata, and a company member for their improvisational Christmas special “A Victorian Holiday” at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens. Alyce was selected to perform as Laetitia in Menotti’s The Old Maid and the Thief at the Curso Internacional de Música Vocal in Aveiro, Portugal in 2013. 

     Alyce holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance with a piano minor from Louisiana Tech University and a Master’s of Music in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of Memphis.



Alyce Tarver Wells - final doctoral voice recital at the University of Memphis.
Alyce Tarver Wells performing Daniel J. Ward's "To music, to becalm his fever" with Brianna Allen on bassoon. 




Pop, Opera, Broadway, OH MY!

Alyce Tarver Wells Music Studio has proudly offered piano, voice, and pageant lessons since 2011. As an active performer, I help my students to realize their dreams of performing on stage. My teaching technique traverses all musical styles including classical, musical theatre, and modern styles. I'm also a skilled coach for pageant hopefuls and looking to mentor new students.

If you want to start your musical legacy, DON'T DELAY - CALL TODAY! 901-300-6967

Current rates:$35 for 30 minutes; $45 for 45 min; $60 for an hour lesson.

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Music Performance


27 & 28


A performance of Puccini's opera, Tosca, with Opera Memphis. Alyce Tarver Wells serves as the children's choral director.
January 27 & 28, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Germantown Performing Arts Center



Spring Lesson Package!

If you sign up by January 31, 2022, all music lessons will be 5% off! 

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