Alison Stephens RIP 10/10/10

Alison Stephens, the brilliant British mandolinist passed away today after a long fierce fight with cancer. I was proud to call her a friend as well as a colleague, and will always cherish memories of happy hours spent playing music, talking, laughing. She leaves behind a host of impeccable CDs, a series of mandolin editions for Astute Music, memories of exquisite concerts, and the many students she taught at Trinity College of Music. Visit her website for links to her music, or read a recent interview with her on Mandolin Cafe for a glimpse into her life. She was a force for good in the mandolin world, and we will miss her.

Posted October 11th, 2010. Bookmark the permalink. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.


  1. Michael Gage
    Posted February 17, 2012 at 3:43 pm | Permalink

    I understand that Alison was cremated, but will a physical memorial be established to honour her life?

  2. Posted February 17, 2012 at 6:29 pm | Permalink

    I don’t know, but will try to find out.

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