Alison Neely is a master teacher at Westminster Conservatory of Music, where she has taught piano and coached chamber music since 1991. She also maintains a private studio (since 1983), and her students have gone on to become both professional and avid amateur musicians.

Ms. Neely received a M.M. degree in Piano Performance from the Hartt School of Music, and a B.A. degree in Music with honors from Wesleyan University. Her major teachers include Paul Rutman, Leonard Shure, Sanda Schuldmann and Gellert Modos. In addition to her musical studies, she has done work in Ideokinesis and Bioenergetics.

She formerly served on the piano faculty of the Neighborhood School of Music, New Haven, Connecticut (1984-91), and on the executive boards of New Jersey Music Teachers Association and Chamber Music Plus. She is a frequent clinician and adjudicator in the tri-state area.

Originally from Chicago, she lives in Princeton, New Jersey with her husband and two children.