Alan Mills was born in Belfast, Ireland, in 1964. After studying piano at the Ulster College of Music, he went on to earn an MA in music at Cambridge University (England), studying composition with Hugh Wood and Robin Holloway. For the next two years he studied at the Guildhall School of Music in London, England.

In 1988, Mills was awarded the Lloyds Bank Young Composer Prize and in 1993 the Lower Machen Festival Prize. His music has been broadcast by BBC Radio 3, Radio Ulster, and radio stations in France, Holland and Germany; a CD recording featuring selections of his piano music has recently been issued. Mills currently works as a pianist, lecturer and singing coach in the Greater London area and occasionally abroad.

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