Mezzo-soprano Alyssa Samson & pianist Jonathan Decolongon perfrom passionate arias & art songs by Brahms, Debussy & more, alongside thrilling sonatas & nocturnes by Beethoven & Chopin.
Alyssa Samson is currently a classical voice major at Capilano University. She has been recognized as a valued musician in the local community and has received awards for her achievements including the Dogwood District Scholarship in Voice and 1st place in the Capilano University Music Diploma Scholarship Competition. Alyssa has sung with a variety of choirs and general manager of 8Wings Vocal Ensemble - an 8-person a cappella group that focusses on pop and R&B arrangements.
Born and raised in Vancouver, Jonathan Decolongon was always surrounded with music. With various members of the family who could sing, play guitar, piano or all of the above, the environment nurtured his passion. Jonathan attended the Vancouver Academy of Music at the age of 5, studying piano under the tutelage of Martha Brickman. During his time at the academy, he also studied music harmony and history. Today, Jonathan hopes to further his career as a musician or music therapist.