Allyson Whitmell

Allyson Whitmell | Musician in Toroto

Debut Single

Allyson Whitmell is a Toronto-based singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist and composer with an ARCT in both Piano and Voice. After graduating from the University of Toronto in Piano Performance and Composition, Allyson kicked-off her singer-songwriter career with her Jazz Pop debut single, New Love, in Fall 2023.

Currently, Allyson is working on an EP and will be releasing her follow-up single this July. The through line in Allyson’s music is her intimate yet powerful voice, piano arrangements, and emphasis on lyric clarity and story-telling.

Allyson’s songwriting extends into musical theatre as she is currently writing/composing a musical. Her writing is also inspired by her role leading Contemporary Christian music at her local church.

When she isn’t writing or in the studio, Allyson is sought after to entertain at venues and events where she sings and plays everything from Billy Joel to Billie Eilish, and her original songs.

Upcoming Events

Fridays 6-8:30pm, Ongoing Residency @ Sweet Dutchess Kitchen + Café 

2 Orchard Heights Blvd Suite 23, Aurora, ON L4G 3W3

June 11th – Private Event – Muskoka, ON 

July 7th – Private Event – Paris, ON

Performance

Gigs

Allyson’s repertoire spans several decades (Billy Joel to Billie Eilish). This versatility allows her to customize her setlist based on the event’s demographics. Allyson typically accompanies herself on piano, but depending on the needs of the event, she can also be hired as a solo pianist or for vocals only. In all cases, she seamlessly transitions from genre to genre and weaves in some of her originals. She can also write a song specifically for the occasion. Contact Allyson to be the soundtrack of your next event.

Musical Theatre

Allyson has been in over 15 musicals. She has played lead roles such as Alice in Alice in Wonderland, Nina in In The Heights, and Lady MacBeth in Scots on the Rocks. In 2022, she was nominated for a University of Toronto Dougie Award for Lead in a Musical for her performance in 18 Palace Rd. Her musical theatre training has included the Directions to Broadway program at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in New York. Allyson is represented by Maria Ralley at Edna Talent Management Ltd.

New York State of Mind - Billy Joel
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New York State of Mind by Billy Joel

Fly Me to the Moon - Allyson Whitmell
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Fly me to the Moon by Bart Howard

Breathe - In The Heights | Allyson Whitmell
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Breathe, In The Heights by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Show Me How to Go On - 18 Palace Rd by Shreya Jha | Allyson Whitmell
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Show me how to Go On, 18 Palace Rd. by Shreya Jha

Composition

While studying Composition at the University of Toronto, Allyson learned from well-known Canadian composers such as Christos Hatzis, Larysa Kuzmenko, Kevin Lau, and Aaron Tsang. Allyson composes for the concert stage and for the screen. Her classical commissions have included a string orchestra piece for the Sudbury Youth Orchestra and a song cycle for the Toronto Arts and Letters Club. Allyson is a member of the Screen Composers Guild of Canada and has scored several short films. Contact Allyson for composition commissions.

Allyson Whitmell Music- Toronto
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Remember

Composed, sang, produced and directed by Allyson Whitmell
Poem by Christina Rossetti

Allyson Whitmell | Professional Music Composer in Canada
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Reused

Animated and directed by Lucy Hu
Music by Allyson Whitmell