“Growing up in a family of professional musicians, Alissa Musto started playing the piano at four years old and debuted on the national television series, “America’s Most Talented Kid” at age nine. Since then, she has wowed audiences around the world, performing throughout the United States and over 30 countries. Her original music has been described as “hauntingly beautiful”, “captivating”, poignant, authentic” and “the millennial ballad of the century”, while she has been critically praised as a “jazzy-folk songwriting genius”, a “female Elton John” and “your generation’s Billy Joel”. In addition to being featured in dozens of publications and music blogs, she has been interviewed for Cosmopolitan, Reader’s Digest, Insider, Thrive, Refinery29, Conde Nast Traveler and Bustle.
Alissa previously held the title of Miss Massachusetts 2016 and was a top 15 finalist in the 2017 Miss America pageant. She has been highly involved with several music education initiatives and organizations around the country and founded several music programs in at-risk schools throughout Massachusetts.
Inspired by the love of her favorite food, Alissa started the Boston Donut Crawl, and has shown dozens of tourists around Boston, while introducing them to her favorite hometown donut shops.
Alissa is a graduate of Providence Country Day School, Harvard University and the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, where she earned her Master of Music on full scholarships.
Additionally, Alissa enjoys writing, making videos and vlogs of her travels, hiking, running and trying out new coffee and donut shops. “