Alyssa Kok is currently studying piano at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland with Wojciech Świtała, of whom she has been a student from age 14. At the Mozarteum University Salzburg, she studied piano with Gereon Kleiner, Rolf Plagge and Andreas Weber, as well as in Singapore with Benjamin Loh, Roxana Tang and Monica Tong.

She is concurrently studying her Bachelor of Arts in harpsichord at the Mozarteum University Salzburg with Florian Birsak, from whom she also took lessons at the clavichord. She has taken lessons at the fortepiano with Wolfgang Brunner and Katarzyna Drogosz and at the organ with Umberto Pineschi.

Conductors she has worked with include (from latest) Sergio Baietta, Jakub Chrenowicz, Przemysław Fiugajski, Lavard Skou Larsen, Wolfgang Redik and Yongze Kang.

She has received lessons in chamber music for the piano from Urszula Stańczyk, Arkadiusz Kubica and Joanna Galon-Frant.

Friends who have made contributions to her musical journey include (in alphabetical order) Andreas Groethuysen, Anna-Lee Chiprout, Calvert Layne, Carlos Foggin, Daniel Chiang, Earl Barish, Erwin and Heide Angerer, George Borisov, Hava Levene, John W. Lucas, Kathy DeGagne, Kevin Anderson, Larry Vickar, Maureen Katz, Michele Della Ventura, Moshe and Rivka Kraus, Paola Sorrentino, Peter Krakauer, Rudy and Gina Fidel, Ruth Ashrafi, Ruth Guggenheim, Sheila Osterer, Tirtza and Reuven Singer, Vittoria Di Bari Di Cagno and Vincent Chong.

Notable masterclasses she has attended were given by (in alphabetical order) Adam Gyorgy, Andrew Ma, Andrzej Jasiński, Andrey Shibko, Anna Górecka, Arkadi Zenziper, Balasz Reti, Balasz Szokolay, Bernd Goetzke, Carlo Palese, Ewa Pobłocka, Francisco Cruz Plaza, Gyorgy Nador, Ilya Scheps, Jan Jiracek von Arnim, Joseph Banowetz, Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń, Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Li Ming Qiang, Nam Yeung, Philippe Giusiano, Tamás Ungár and Tina Shao.

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