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Alyssa Layfield

Alyssa Layfield

Miss Alyssa studied piano at Wilfrid Laurier University where she obtained her Honours Bachelor of Music, specializing in Music Education and Piano Pedagogy. She has studied under the instruction of Jan Atkinson ARCT, RMT, and Dr. Joseph Ferretti, BMus, MMus, DMA and has obtained her ACCM Associate Teacher’s Diploma in Piano from Conservatory Canada with First Class Honours. She is the recipient of the Medal of Excellence for her written Pedagogy requirements with Conservatory Canada and the Dr. D. F. Cook Associate Medal for Excellence in 2014. Miss Alyssa is an active member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association (ORMTA). She has been teaching at Sonata Piano Studio for nine years, teachers students of all ages, and is extremely passionate about music education. She loves to teach classical, contemporary, and pop music and specializes in preparing students for Conservatory examinations as well as bringing out the fun in improvisation and composition. The students of Miss Alyssa have gone on to win Scholarships through Conservatory Canada and ORMTA Windsor, Medals of Excellence (highest exam marks in Ontario), countless Kiwanis Music Festival Classes, and more. Alyssa has been performing for over fifteen years on numerous occasions including charity events, recitals, weddings, accompanying vocal studios, theatre choirs including the Windsor Light Music Theatre Youth Choir, and many more. Miss Alyssa believes that everybody is unique when it comes to music learning and adjusts her instruction to fit every student’s individual needs.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Piano
  • Rudiments
  • History
  • Counterpoint
  • Analysis
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Theory

Spoken languages

  • English

Specialized in

  • Youth (7-17)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Young Children (under 7)
  • Beginner/Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Teaches At

  • Music school
  • Online
  • Teacher's studio


  • 2014 - Associate Diploma - Conservatory Canada
  • 2012 - Bachelor of Music - Wilfrid Laurier University

School Associations

  • Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association - Provincial / State