Alyssa Weinberg Resume

      Alyssa Ilene Weinberg is a young composer who has already accomplished professional distinction in her career. She has had works performed at the university level and at music festivals where she has been composing and performing for several years. After attending the Hartwick Music Festival for a summer, Alyssa attended the New York Summer Music Festival where she became a Teacher's Assistant and had many works performed by the NYSMF Contemporary Music Ensemble. She recently attended the Atlantic Music Festival in Waterville, Maine where her piece Night Images was premiered by AMF fellows. She concluded her summer as a Young Composer in Residence at the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival where her Piano Trio was recorded by pianist Jeewon Park, violinist Soovin Kim, and cellist Alisa Weilerstein. Within the past year, she has been commissioned by violinist Sean Neukom for a trio that was premiered at Gallery One in Nashville. She has also created an arrangement of Bizet's Jeux d'enfants for the Vermont Symphony Orchestra's "Made In Vermont" Tour. Alyssa's "Anthem" for Winds and Percussion was premiered by the Vanderbilt Wind Ensemble in the Fall of 2009, and she recently won the 2010 Blair Composition Contest for her orchestral work "Reflection." Alyssa is a recent graduate of the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University where she received her Bachelors degree in Music Composition and studied Horn with Leslie Norton. Her teachers have included Michael Kurek, Stan Link, David Ludwig, Michael Rose and Michael Slayton. Alyssa is from Dix Hills, New York and currently resides in Nashville, TN.

Updated:  May 17, 2010

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