Alyssa Wang is a passionate and versatile violinist, conductor, and composer. A recipient of the 2023 Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award and the 2022 St. Botolph Emerging Artist Award, Alyssa has enjoyed exploring diverse creative paths across several areas, with a focus on audience inclusivity and engagement. She is the co-founder, artistic director, and principal conductor of the Boston Festival Orchestra, where she leads a summer orchestra, chamber music series, opera production, and a variety of music education and community service programs. As a violinist, she is the newest member musician of the Boston Chamber Music Society, and has had recent performances for the Library of Congress and the Celebrity Series of Boston. She has soloed with ensembles across the country and has been featured in numerous contemporary recording projects, such as Carlos Simon’s Grammy®-nominated album, Requiem for the Enslaved (Decca) and David Post’s Violin Sonata (Centaur). As a composer, she premiered her own violin concerto, Swept Away, with the Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh in 2023, and looks forward to future composition projects. In addition to cover conducting for orchestras such as the Dallas Symphony, Alyssa has served as the assistant conductor of Boston Ballet since 2021, where she regularly conducts full-length productions and serves as Music Director for the annual Next Generation project with Boston Ballet School.