Alyssa Allgood

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Chicago native Alyssa Allgood is gaining wide recognition as a jazz vocalist, improviser and lyricist. She recently won the first annual Ella Fitzgerald Competition and was selected as a 2016 Luminarts Jazz fellow, and a Top 15 Semifinalist in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. Alyssa directed the first Vocal Jazz Workshop at MYA Conservatory in July 2017, and she recently began directing the top vocal jazz ensemble at Neuqua Valley High School. Alyssa currently directs the Maestro Program and teaches theory at MYA Conservatory.