Alyssa Bell, M.M.


Adjunct Instructor in Music, Violin, Viola Music, Music Education

Alyssa Bell has a passion for music performance and education and is devoted to sharing multi-genre music. In 2019 Alyssa co-founded Soundwave Academy, a music academy focusing on holistic music learning including ear training, chamber music, keyboard skills, and more.

Alyssa has been teaching private violin and viola since 2009. She is currently the Adjunct Professor of High Strings at William Jewell College. In 2013 she received her Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Missouri Kansas City, and in May of 2016 received her Master of Music in Viola Performance from the Peabody Conservatory where she studied with Victoria Chiang. While in Baltimore she worked with various organizations such as the Baltimore Symphony, OrchKids, Occasional Symphony, and Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra. In 2016 she attended the internationally acclaimed Aspen Music Festival for orchestral studies. Throughout her schooling, she attended various chamber music and masterclass workshops including Heartland Music Academy and Orford Centre d’ Arts.

Alyssa currently resides in Kansas City where she has worked with several area organizations including the Kansas City Symphony, Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, Harmony Project KC, and is a member of Rewound String Trio. She regularly performs with touring artists such as Trans Siberian Orchestra, Michael Buble, Lindsey Stirling, Josh Groban, and Rod Stewart. Additionally, she has enjoyed the opportunity to record with several local and international recording artists. In recent years, Alyssa has been developing her writing and arranging. She has been a featured string writer with the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, as well as on various recording projects.

Education

  • University of Missouri - Kansas City
  • Peabody Conservatory