Alyssa Horne

Department Coordinator
341 Zoellner Arts Center

Aly Horne joined the Lehigh University Music Department as academic coordinator in Fall 2022. She previously worked with the New Jersey Youth Symphony for three years, where she started as the 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 transitioning into the arts administration field in 2019, she worked as a choral director and music teacher for six years in both Delaware and New Jersey public schools. Currently, Aly also serves as the assistant librarian for the Allentown Symphony Orchestra.When she’s not in the office, Aly freelances as a music director, audition accompanist and pit musician for theater productions at the school, community and university levels. Some favorite past music directing credits includePippin, Godspell, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Once Upon a Mattress, and Snoopy. As a pit musician, Aly has enjoyed playing shows for various venues and theater groups around northern NJ and the Lehigh Valley, including Country Gate Playhouse, Civic Theatre of Allentown, Readington Community Theatre, Trilogy Repertory, Centenary University, and multiple high schools in the area.Occasionally, you might find Aly on the community theater stage as well – favorite recent productions include Godspell (“Learn Your Lessons Well”), Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon), The Secret Garden (Rose), and Snoopy (accompanist/Schroeder). In March 2022, Aly enjoyed the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sing backup for Paul Shaffer at the Wharton 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.