Ravenna Michalsen has performed in numerous ensembles of various genres including classical, world, indie rock and electronic. She earned her BA and MA from Yale and her MA from the University of Colorado. Ravenna has released three albums of original music and guested on several other albums. She has toured across the United States and Malaysia and currently performs in a cello-double bass duet and an electronic group. Her principle teachers include NMS alumna Eleanora Khu as well as MaryLou Rylands and Ole Akahoshi.