Alix Raspé Gray, professionally known as Alix Raspé, is an award-winning classical harpist, chamber musician, music educator and musical entrepreneur. Ms. Raspé currently serves as an Associate Harpist for Columbus Symphony. Ms. Raspé has performed with New World Symphony, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the NY Pops, the Symphony of New Hampshire, Symphoria, Portsmouth Symphony and more. While maintaining her own thriving teaching studio, Ms. Raspé also coaches harp and chamber music for Chamber Music Connection (CMC) and also serves as their Marketing Director. Ms. Raspé was formerly on the faculty of Note-Worthy Experiences from 2018-2019 as their harp teacher, as well as the Harp Specialist at The Harp Connection. Last summer, Ms. Raspé was a Harp Fellow at Tanglewood Music Center. This summer Ms. Raspé returned to Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Summer camp as a Harp Coach and Harp Teacher.
Ms. Raspé has received numerous awards as a soloist. She has performed in Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Symphony Hall, Juilliard’s Paul Hall, Morse Hall, NEC’s Jordan Hall, and Symphony Space. As a musical innovator and performer, in 2018, Ms. Raspé served as Development Director of Caroga Arts Collective. While at NEC, Ms. Raspé was awarded two Individual Fellowships and an Ensemble Fellowship for NEC’s Community Performances and Partnerships as well as two Entrepreneurial Musicianship grants from NEC.
Ms. Raspé graduated Pi Kappa Lambda from New England Conservatory with her Masters in Harp Performance. Ms. Raspé received her Bachelor of Music from New York University with a minor in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies.