Alyssa Horne

Department Coordinator
341 Zoellner Arts Center

Alyssa (Aly) Horne joined the Lehigh University Music Department as Coordinator in Fall 2022. Aly previously worked with the New Jersey Youth Symphony beginning in 2019, where she started as Assistant Manager of Orchestras and Staff Librarian and became the Manager of Orchestras in 2021. Aly received her bachelor’s degree in vocal music education from West Chester University in 2013 and before making the transition into arts administration, she worked as a choral director and music teacher for six years in both Delaware and New Jersey public schools. When she’s not in the office, Aly freelances as a music director and pit musician (keyboard/synth) for theater productions at the school, community and university levels. Past MD credits include Pippin (Country Gate Players), Godspell (Readington Community Theatre) and various others during her time as a choral director and music teacher - You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Once Upon a Mattress, and junior productions of High School Musical, Into the Woods, and Shrek. Some favorite past keyboard/pit credits include Sunset Boulevard (Civic Theatre of Allentown), Lucky Stiff (Centenary University), Once on This Island (Dieruff HS) and Mary Poppins (East Stroudsburg South HS). Occasionally, you might find Aly on the community theater stage as well – some favorite recent productions include Godspell (“Learn Your Lessons Well”), Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon) and The Secret Garden (Rose). In March 2022, Aly enjoyed the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sing backup for Paul Shaffer at the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts Annual Gala in Paterson, NJ.Aly currently resides in Phillipsburg, NJ with her husband Kevin, a high school band director in the Lehigh Valley, and their lovable rescue dogs Zoey and Rizzo.