Music | Education | Administration
Allyssa Jones is a critically acclaimed educator, composer and performer. In demand as music clinician and presenter for nearly twenty years, Boston Magazine named her one of “40 Bostonians to Watch” for her work with vocal jazz and choral ensembles. Her conducting credits include over a decade of performances as vocal music director at Boston Arts Academy, and appearances with the Boston Children’s Chorus and the MMEA-Northeast District Junior Festival Treble Chorus. A 2005 Surdna Fellow, Allyssa's artistic credits include five solo recordings, appearances throughout the Northeast and Midwest, and original music for Boston-area productions by Company One, Lyric Stage, OWLL, Boston Public Works, and Apollinaire Theatre Company. Notable projects include original scores for the film Knockaround Kids (ADEkoje Filmwerks) and the musical Brother Nat (written by Jabari and Liana Asim), as well as her own new musical The Puppet Show. Formerly on the music faculty at Boston Arts Academy and the state and national boards of several music education organizations, Ms. Jones currently serves the Boston Public Schools as Program Director for Performing Arts, and is the Executive Director for 3050 Music Group, a non-profit organization providing creative opportunities and career support for music professionals.