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Hochstein Brass Faculty - Colleen Wolf

Instrument/Department: Horn/Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion Department


Joined Hochstein Faculty in: 2004


Additional Position(s) at Hochstein: HYSO Brass Coach


Colleen Wolf holds a Master of Music degree (Horn Performance) from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Music degree (Horn Performance) from the Eastman School of Music, where she was awarded the prestigious Performer’s Certificate.

Wolf has taught Horn at the Hochstein School of Music and Dance since 2004. She is a founding member of two faculty ensembles at Hochstein, Fem Vindar [a woodwind quintet] and Plymouth Brass Quintet. Performances include Hochstein’s “Spotlight on Faculty” series and “Live from Hochstein” live radio broadcast series.

Since 2016, she has taught Horn at Nazareth College and performs with two faculty ensembles, the Wilmot Brass Quintet and the Wilmot Woodwind Quintet. Since 2015, Wolf has also taught Horn at Houghton College.
More About Colleen Wolf

Hometown: Fairport; originally from Setauket, Long Island

Favorite things to do in Rochester: Seabreeze, Roseland Waterpark, and Hamlin Beach with my kids

Favorite local restaurant: Donnelly’s Public House

Favorite TV show(s): Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Project Runway


People would be surprised to know: I’ve been a Red Cross swimming instructor and Lifeguard since I was 15. I still teach swim lessons in the summer.