Chris Wolf – Clarinet, Theory

Specializes In:

Clarinet

Biography

Christopher Wolf holds a Masters in Music (Performance) from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Music from Brandon University. He has performed in master classes for Howard Klug (Indiana University), James Campbell (Indiana University), and Elsa Verdehr (University of Michigan). His clarinet teachers include Jim Ruth, Ronald Goddard and Robert Spring.

Chris has performed and taught clarinet extensively. He has performed with the Arizona Opera Company, The Lyric Opera Orchestra of Phoenix, The Phoenix and Edmonton Symphony Orchestras, and The Air Command Band stationed here in Winnipeg. He was the winner of the Arizona State University New Music Competition (soloist category) playing the Luciano Berio Sequenza for Clarinet.

While Chris was at Arizona State University he took advanced music theory courses in musical form, harmony and analysis. He has also taken courses in Schenkarian analysis. Chris is currently in very high demand as a clarinet performer, teacher and clinician. For eight years he has been teaching private clarinet lessons and individual and group music theory classes for the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts. He has also been the Musical Director for the Sarah Sommer Chai Folk Ensemble for the last three years, and was the former Music Teacher for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Professional Division. He is currently the Music Director at Classic 107.

Education/Training

Christopher Wolf holds a Masters in Music (Performance) from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Music from Brandon University

Career Highlights

He has performed in master classes for Howard Klug (Indiana University), James Campbell (Indiana University), and Elsa Verdehr (University of Michigan). He was the winner of the Arizona State University New Music Competition (soloist category) playing the Luciano Berio Sequenza for Clarinet. He has also been the Musical Director for the Sarah Sommer Chai Folk Ensemble for the last three years. He was the past Music Teacher for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Professional Division, and is currently the Music Director at Classic 107.

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