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Alissa Rhode

Alissa Rhode, Lead Music Director

Lead Music Director


Alissa is responsible for leadership and supervision of our music program and serves as the primary artistic contact for the congregation. She provides music for approximately half of our Sunday services, collaborates with member musicians and professional guests, directs ensembles such as our House Band and multigenerational Family & Friends Singers, and works closely with our Resident Artist and Choral Director.


Alissa received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Composition from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and her Master’s in Liberal Studies from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. She also works in professional theater, teaches private piano and voice, and performs in cabaret and concert venues throughout the region.

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