Joining Opera Theater’s SL New Works Collective

May 16, 2022 | Composer News

Opera Theatre’s New Works Collective is a disruption of the traditional commissioning model: it gives decision-making power to the community through a collective of St. Louis residents.

New Works Collective Members | Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Songwriter/Producer Born and raised in St. Louis, Paige Alyssa has worked tirelessly as a performer, producer, and songwriter. The singer-songwriter began participating in youth choir as a five-year-old at Olivette Missionary Baptist Church, and by age nine, she was accompanying on drums alongside her mother, Bernice Hegwood, who played piano and organ.