A native of upstate New York, clarinetist Abby Raymond has held the position of Second/E-flat/Assistant Principal Clarinet with the Colorado Symphony since 2001. She has a Bachelor of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music and also attended Rice University and Boston University. Previously Abby was a member of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Springs Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Santiago, Chile, and has also performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Music Festival and Central City Opera. As a soloist, she has appeared with the Boston Pops Orchestra, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, and the Texas Festival Orchestra. Abby has been a part of the Strings in the Mountains and Chintimini Chamber Music Festivals, in addition to performing chamber music in the Denver area in the Englewood Arts Series and with the Denali and Schubertiade ensembles. Outside of playing the clarinet, Abby enjoys hiking with her dog, Ruby, and traveling.