Lori Lovato is currently clarinetist of the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, the Santa Fe Symphony, the Opera Southwest Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque, the Música de Cámara Orchestra, and the Three-Two Jazz Duo. As a founding member of the New Mexico Woodwind Quintet, she is actively involved in the promotion of new music and has commissioned and premiered more than 20 new works for woodwind quintet. She also performs regularly with the Santa Fe Opera, the Albuquerque Chamber Players, and as a guest artist for the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and Music at Angel Fire. She has soloed with the Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque and in the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra's Music Under the Stars series.
Ms. Lovato received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from Northwestern University, where she studied with Clark Brody and Robert Marcellus. She earned her Master of Music degree from the University of New Mexico, and currently studies with virtuoso clarinetist Eddie Daniels. In addition to performing, Lori Lovato teaches privately and enjoys being with her husband, Tom, playing tennis, and spending summers in their old adobe home in El Rito, New Mexico.