Alyssa has a long history and commitment to contemporary music. She has premiered dozens of new works, and is happy to assist composers whenever possible with their music for harp.
Working with composer John Cage, she performed in and helped organize “The Grand Harp Event” at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and “The Garden of Harps” at the Museum of Modern Art. In 2008she co-produced a concert of new works based on art or architecture for New Music New York’s spring series.
Ensembles she has worked with include:
The New Music Consort, Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, Parnassus, The Group for Contemporary Music, Orchestra for Our Time, New Music New York, and Newband.
Currently she is an active participant in Vox Novus programs as performer, composer, and curator.