Lisa Raschiatore

Born In Glendale, CA
Resides In Monroe, MI

Lisa Raschiatore bass clarinet - Clarinet

Clarinetist Lisa Raschiatore serves as Bass Clarinetist with the West Michigan Symphony Orchestra, and as an additional musician with the Grand Rapids Symphony, Detroit Opera, and Detroit Symphony Orchestras. She has toured the country with the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players as principal clarinetist, and has served as principal or substitute for Michigan orchestras in Dearborn, Plymouth (Michigan Philharmonic), Ann Arbor, Traverse City (Traverse Symphony), Adrian, Flint, Birmingham-Bloomfield, Jackson, Oakland, Macomb, Saginaw Bay, and Warren.

She regularly performs contemporary music in chamber music settings with her wind trio Protea, her string trio Lumino, Latitude 49, Amphion Percussion, and Joel Peterson at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Trinosophes, The Cube, Art X Detroit, and Constellation. Music Festival highlights include appearances with Harold Budd, ACME strings, and Tim Story at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, and with Shara Nova, My Brightest Diamond, and yMusic at the Lincoln Center “Out of Doors” Festival in NYC.  She has been a member of Warped Consort and the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, and has commissioned works from composers David T. Little, Evan Chambers, Paul Schoenfeld, Andre Myers, Kirsten Volness, Pierre Jalbert, and Roger Zare. She received her doctorate at the University of Michigan and has taught at Central Michigan University, Alma College, and Adrian College.  She currently teaches clarinet, chamber music, music history, and music appreciation courses at Madonna University, maintains a private clarinet studio in Livonia, and is an assistant in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Library.  For more information, please visit


Sponsored by Don and Kathy Dahlstrom, matched by The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Michigan Arts & Culture Council
National Endowment for the Arts