Alyse graduated Cum Laude from Troy University with a Bachelor of Music Education degree in 2007. She has been a band director in several middle and high schools as well as serving as a clinician, brass and woodwind instructor, private lesson instructor and general music teacher to students of all ages and ability levels.

Alyse also serves in the Georgia Army National Guard as a trumpet player in the 116th Army Band and as an Honor Guard bugler. She really enjoys giving students the tools they need to become lifelong learners and lovers of music.