About Miss Alyssa
- Bachelor of Arts in Jazz Studies from North Central College (2014), with extensive work in the following private studios: jazz voice, classical voice, jazz piano and jazz composition and arranging.
- Current private voice teacher at Leyden High School, Learn To Make Music and Music Matters, where lessons focus on developing students’ understanding of music theory, vocal technique and exposing students to a wide variety of music genres.
- Top 10 semifinalist in 2015 Montreux Jazz Voice Competition, People’s Choice Winner in 2015 Luminarts Jazz Improvisation Contest, Top 40 semifinalist in the 2014 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition and Recipient of 2014 DownBeat Magazine Student Music Award for Best Collegiate Undergraduate Jazz Vocal Soloist.
- Released debut EP “Lady Bird” in January 2015, which received a 4.5/5 star rating on All About Jazz and peaked at #109 on the JazzWeek radio chart.
- Varied performance experience, including collegiate jazz and classical ensembles and solo recitals, as well as professional jazz performances in the Chicagoland area. Notable music venues include The Jazz Showcase, Fitzgerald’s, The Taste of Chicago and The House Pub.
- Basic knowledge of Spanish, Italian, French and German.
- Private 25-minute lessons will be scheduled during the school day and held in a practice room.
- The fee is $15.00/lesson. Several payment options are available.
- Lessons will focus on developing and strengthening vocal technique, musicianship and sight-reading.
- A wide variety of genres will be used in lessons, including jazz, classical, folk and musical theater.
- Coaching is available on music for choir, musicals, contests, auditions, etc.
- 25 minute lesson: $15
- Payments are made on a monthly basis, and are due at the beginning of each month.
- Students can sign up for weekly or biweekly lessons.
- An additional $5 will be added to any late payments exceeding a week.
- Payments are accepted in the forms of cash, check (made payable to Alyssa Allgood), credit/debit card, PayPal and Charms student account money.
- If a student is continually late with payments, the instructor will involve the school in retrieving the past amount due.
- The instructor must be notified of all cancelations when the monthly payment is submitted at the first lesson of each month.
- The canceled lesson can be left out of the monthly payment.
- Any lesson that is canceled or not attended after the monthly payment is made will not be reimbursed or credited, unless there is a 24-hour notice given.
It is expected that students practice the material between lessons and bring their music to lessons. Students should also bring a notebook or loose-leaf paper for the instructor to write notes about the lessons.
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