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Randall Wolfe

Artist-in-Residence in Piano

Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: Music


Phone: 937-229-3965
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Artist-in-Residence at the University of Dayton, Randall Wolfe teaches piano and provides recital coaching and accompanying for singers and instrumentalists. Dr. Wolfe is a service pianist for the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor of the West Chester Chorale in northern Cincinnati, and a regular adjudicator for Music in the Parks at Kings Island.

Winner of three national piano competitions, he has performed as a soloist and accompanist throughout the United States and abroad, including concerts in New York’s Carnegie Hall and Washington, D.C.’s Constitution Hall. He served as music director and pianist for the Cincinnati Boychoir, giving performances in 23 states and 4 foreign countries, with ensemble performances in 7 additional countries, and concerts by members serving in the Vienna Boys Choir in 24 additional countries. He taught in the public schools for 6 years.

Before coming to the University of Dayton, Dr. Wolfe taught at Sinclair Community College, Indiana Wesleyan University, and Central State University. Courses included applied studio piano and voice, choral ensembles, accompanying, advanced choral conducting, choral methods, choral literature and arranging, sight-singing and aural skills, music theory, music appreciation, music and art in the western world, class piano, voice class, and music theory.

His pupils study in the direct line of teachers from Beethoven to Czerny to Leschetizsky to Newcomb to Haddad, who was one of the professors with whom Dr. Wolfe studied, along with Eugene and Elizabeth Pridonoff and Richard Morris. He received his D.M.A., M.M., and B.M., with a double major in Piano Performance and Vocal Music Education, from the College-Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati.