Clarinetist, Bass Clarinetist, and Saxophonist, Raissa Fahlman is a devoted soloist, orchestral, chamber and jazz musician based in New York City. Raissa is a frequent commissioner of new music and performs in a variety of styles, often fusing classical, jazz, electronic, latin, and klezmer styles. Raissa performs regularly as a member of chamber and jazz ensembles and as a featured soloist. She has performed and toured at some of the finest venues all around the world; Canada, China, Europe, and the United States, including Carnegie Hall. Raissa is a Doctoral Candidate at Stony Brook University, and holds a MMus. from Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague, as well as a BMus. from the University of Calgary. While working with all ages and levels, Raissa teaches undergraduate lessons and academic classes such as Rock Music, Introduction to Music, Modern American Music, and Music Theory. Raissa is proud to be an official Wurlitzer Artist. Her incredible skills and positive attitude make her an excellent addition to our award-winning faculty.
Raissa is experienced with students of all ages and levels. Because of her interest in many different musical styles and extensive teaching experience, Raissa is able to truly tailor her instruction to suit each particular student’s needs and interests. No matter what your goals are, we can find a lesson plan to suit you!