Paul Wolfram is a New York City-based cellist whose recent projects include the complete suites for solo cello by J. S. Bach; recitals with pianist Manon Hutton-DeWys; and “MIGRATIONS,” a duo with flutist Maria Johnson. He has also performed with the Experiential Orchestra, Little Opera Theatre of New York, Mimesis Ensemble, the New York Chamber Players, and operamission. His collaborations include composer and lyricist Andrew Gerle, director Mikhael Tara Garver and The New Ensemble, and the hit podcast “Welcome to Night Vale.”
Paul teaches a private studio in New York City. Previously, he taught at the Mozartina Conservatory in Tarrytown, NY and the Bronx House School of the Performing Arts and was teaching artist at the Brooklyn Philharmonic. Paul has administered masterclasses nationally, including throughout the Midwest.
Originally from St. Cloud, Minnesota, Paul earned a B.M. from Lawrence University, and an M.M. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was cellist of the Graduate Fellowship Quartet. Influential teachers include Janet Anthony, Uri Vardi, and Sarah West. He lives in Washington Heights with his wife and cat.
In addition to performing and teaching, Paul works as development associate at The Perlman Music Program.
In his spare time Paul enjoys hiking, cooking, and gardening.
Paul performs on a cello made in 2005 by Phillip Injeian of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.