Alyssa Becker, a native of Des Moines, Iowa, graduated cum laude from Drake University with a Bachelor's of Music in Vocal Performance. Alyssa is pursuing an addition Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy at the world-renowned Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Previously, Alyssa has worked with multiple high school vocal programs in the Des Moines area as well as taught her own home studio.
Her extensive performance experience covers such roles asMrs. Gibbs (understudy)/Our Town, Meg/Falstaff, and Marcellina/Le Nozze di Figaro. International engagements include opera scenes at Minzu University in Beijing, China.
A two time state winner of the Music Teachers National Association Competition, she also placed second in the prestigious regional competition. At the National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition, Alyssa has placed third and been a semifinalist numerous years.
A seasoned pianist, Alyssa has studied piano for 12 years and holds an applied minor in piano performancefrom Drake University. She has received multiple superior ratings at the Grand View University Piano Festival. Alyssa has experience in classical study as well as jazz theory and chord charts. As a vocal teacher, she provides piano accompaniment for her students.
Alyssa specializes in healthy vocal technique that engages the whole body and allows a singer to use their unique tone color to find a wide range of expression through any musical genre.