Known for her highly versatile and emotive lyric voice, Soprano, Alyssa Woolhether, has performed with various opera companies across Ontario including Vera Causa Opera, Toronto City Opera and Opera by Request. As a seasoned recitalist Alyssa has also performed an immense amount of art song throughout her career.
Alyssa holds a Master of Music Performance and Literature from Western University (2019) and a Bachelor of Music Performance from the University of Regina (2010). Having over fifteen years’ experience training as a classical vocalist, she has attended esteemed training programs in Canada and Europe such as Opera NUOVA, Long Reach Opera Workshop, Canadian Operatic Arts Academy and Accademia Europea Dell’Opera.
Not only a classical vocalist, Alyssa is a successful cross genre performer and accomplished songwriter. Performing under the pseudonym Alyssa Taryn, she has performed extensively as a folk/pop vocalist throughout Saskatchewan and Ontario. In 2015 she released her first EP titled Home. A collection of songs she wrote, performed and co-produced. Writing mainly in the genre of folk, country or pop, Alyssa draws inspiration from the breathtaking landscapes of the prairies and complexities of human interaction.
Currently residing in Regina, Saskatchewan Alyssa leads an active career as a performer and voice teacher while continuing to song-write. Alyssa is a member of The National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and SOCAN.