Dr. Alyssa Anderson
Mezzo-soprano Dr. Alyssa Anderson is thrilled to join Consortium Carissimi for their 10th Anniversary Season. Born and raised in Western New York, she received her initial education and training at SUNY, College at Fredonia, before moving to Minneapolis to attend the University of Minnesota for graduate school, where she was awarded a DMA for her thesis on the solo vocal music of American composer Henry Cowell. Recent performances include Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Stimmung for six amplified vocalists as part of Zeitgeist’s Early Music Festival, the role of La Nourrice in Darius Milhaud’s rarely heard one-act opera Médée with Metamorphosis Opera Theater, The Dream Songs Project’s Rosewood: fourth annual concert of new music for voice and guitar, and The Rose Ensemble’s touring holiday program A Rose in Winter. Alyssa is the artistic director of chamber ensemble The Dream Songs Project and is currently working on two recordings of new music for voice and guitar. Please visit www.alyssaanderson.org for more performance details and information.