Raquel Ravaglioli

Assistant Professor
Director of Music Therapy
MA-Creative Arts Therapies, Music Therapy, Concordia University; BM-Violin Performance, University of the Pacific; BM-Music Therapy, University of the Pacific
Year Appointed
Courses - Fall
  • Introduction to Music Therapy
  • Observation & Assessment
  • Music Therapy Foundations I
  • Functional Music Skills I
Courses - Spring
  • Psychology of Music
  • Voice for Music Therapy
  • Functional Music Skills II
  • Fieldwork in Music Therapy II


Raquel Ravaglioli is a multi-faceted, board-certified-music therapist, performing violinist, and strings instructor. Integrating music therapy, performance, and teaching enhances her awareness of the profession. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in the Individualized Interdisciplinary Program, integrating counselor education and higher education.

Raquel has music therapy clinical experience working with individuals with a variety of abilities, students who have cochlear implants and other social-emotional needs, and in medical music therapy, both with elderly populations and in mental health facilities.  She has worked as a music therapist in California and Montreal, as well as provided volunteer music therapy services in Mexico, Jamaica, and Romania. Other music therapy trainings include NICU-MT, NMT, and GIM level I.

Raquel has played the violin since she was 2 years old and her performance experience includes performing with River Cities Symphony Orchestra, Marshall Artists series, Santa Monica Symphony, Topanga Symphony, Dream Orchestra, and recording at Capitol Records as a member of the Los Angeles Musicians Union.

In addition to serving on the faculty at Marietta College, Raquel is the sole proprietor of Raquel Christine Music, continues to perform regularly, and maintains a private studio and music therapy practice.