Alyssa has been playing piano since the age of 6, and the harp since the age of 13. She graduated with her degree in Harp Performance from Methodist University in 2021, where she studied under Winifred Garrett. Alyssa taught harp and piano lessons at Snyder while in college from 2019-2021. She is currently earning her Master’s degree in Harp Performance at the Hartt School at the University of Hartford, where she studies with Susan Knapp Thomas. Alyssa runs a private studio, teaching both harp and piano to students of all ages. She enjoys performing as a member of the Hartt Orchestra, the Omni Wind Ensemble, and Foot in the Door, the Hartt School’s contemporary music ensemble. Alyssa also maintains a busy performance schedule playing local orchestra concerts, shows, weddings, and other events in the greater Hartford area.
“But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.” ~Galatians 6:14~