Benjamin A. Wolff
Adjunct Associate Professor of Music
New Academic Building 120
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Degrees: MM, 1997, Rice Univ; BA, 1993, Columbia Univ
As one of the first participants in a double degree program established by the Juilliard School and Columbia University, Benjamin Wolff studied cello and chamber music with Joel Krosnick and the Juilliard String Quartet, and graduated with a B.A. degree in history from Columbia College. From 1993 to 1995 he was a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, and was awarded its C.D. Jackson prize for excellence. He received his Master's degree in performance from Rice University's Shepherd School of Music in 1995 where he was chamber music assistant to program director Norman Fischer. He is a founder and co-Artistic Director of the Foothills Chamber Music Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Now in its eighth season, the Festival presents a celebrated series of summer concerts at the Reynolda House Museum of American Art, the Southeast Center for Contemporary Art, and the Kuhn Gallery. Mr. Wolff has been on the faculty at Hofstra University since 1998.