Alyssa Powell is a DMA student in clarinet performance at The Ohio State University. She received her MM degree in clarinet performance from the University of New Mexico where she served as the graduate teaching assistant for applied clarinet. She also earned BM and BA degrees from the University of Montana, where she studied clarinet and voice.
Ms. Powell was a concerto competition winner at the University of Montana (2011) and at the University of New Mexico (2013). She has performed with the Missoula Symphony Orchestra, String Orchestra of the Rockies, New Mexico Philharmonic, Santa Fe Symphony, San Juan Symphony Orchestra, and Performance Santa Fe. In 2012, she premiered “Life, Love and Timelessness,” for clarinet, tenor and piano by Persis Parshall Vehar at the Professional Music Teachers of New Mexico conference. Prior to pursuing her DMA at Ohio State, Ms. Powell taught woodwinds at Adams State University in Alamosa (CO) as well as band, choir and general music in Albuquerque (NM). She is dedicated to teaching and inspiring musicians of all ages, and is delighted to be in Ohio!