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Alyssa Stevenson

Alyssa Stevenson

Alyssa Stevenson is an alumna of Western University’s Don Wright Faculty of Music and holds a Bachelor of Music Performance and a Master of Arts in Music Theory. She also completed a Master of Music in violin performance at the University of Ottawa. Alyssa is an active performer across Ontario. With a passion for contemporary repertoire, Alyssa has recently performed in a number of artistic collaborations. In June 2018, she collaborated with dancers for the London Dance Festival. She has also collaborated with visual artist, Rebecca Mamane on a project for film and string quartet performed at the University of Ottawa. Alyssa regularly performs across Southern Ontario in groups such as London Symphonia, the Windsor Symphony, the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, and the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Alyssa has been playing the violin since 2000. Alyssa previously studied with Yehonatan Berick (2016-18), Ashley Vandiver (2017-18), Yosuke Kawasaki (2016-17), Mel Martin (2009-16) and studied Baroque violin with Joseph Lanza (2010-15). Aside from her studies with these musicians, Alyssa has worked with musicians from all over the world in masterclasses, chamber coachings, and private lessons. Most notably, she has played for Jonathan Crow, William van der Sloot, Tom Wiebe, Paul Marleyn, Michael van der Sloot, David Currie, Julia Wedman, Patricia Ahern, and Jeanne Lamon. As an educator, Alyssa is passionate about making music accessible to all families regardless of income or travel barriers. She currently works with Arts 4 All Kids to provide free music and art lessons to low-income families. Alyssa is also the Director of Maple and Spruce Music Academy which offers violin, viola, cello, double bass, classical guitar, music theory, and chamber music lessons.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Violin
  • Rudiments
  • Harmony
  • Analysis
  • Theory
  • Viola

Spoken languages

  • English

Specialized in

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

Teaches At

  • Music school
  • Online
  • Student's home
  • Teacher's studio


  • 2018 - Master of Music - University of Ottawa
  • 2015 - Master of Arts - University of Western Ontario
  • 2013 - Bachelor of Music - University of Western Ontario