Raissa Fahlman is a devoted soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. As a clarinetist, bass clarinetist, and saxophonist, she has participated in several world premieres as a member of chamber ensembles, large ensembles and as a featured soloist. Recent musical commitments have included two Long Term Creative Music Residencies at the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada, where she was an Artist in Residence. Raissa is an alumni of the University of Calgary where she graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Music degree, and was awarded for excellence in her musical study by twice receiving the XL 103.1 Newcap Award in Music, as well as numerous scholarships for academic excellence. She recently completed her Master of Music degree at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague, under the tutelage of world class Dutch clarinettist Pierre Woudenberg. Raissa was awarded high marks for her Master Research/Thesis, which was showcased with select others on the Koninklijk Conservatorium website, and is published in the online Research Catalogue. Currently Raissa is pursuing a DMA at Stony Brook University in New York, studying with clarinettist Alan Kay. Raissa is sponsored by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts.