Dr. Paul Wolf

Performing Arts

pwolf@mcneese.edu | 337-475-5029 | SFAA 202

Dr. Paul Wolf, Assistant Professor of Voice, is a talented tenor performing on both the stage and in concert. He has performed on the national level including appearances with Spokane Symphony, Central City Opera, Boulder Chamber Orchestra, Gadsden Symphony, Opera Birmingham, Eklund Opera, Opera Roanoke, Charlottesville Opera, Druid City Opera, and Birmingham Music Club. His recent engagements include the role of Mr. Owen in Eklund Opera’s production of Argento’s Postcard from Morocco, and Tenor soloist in both Beethoven’s Mass in C with Boulder Chamber Orchestra and Mozart’s Requiem with Spokane Symphony. 

Other past engagements include roles in Opera, Operetta, and Musical Theater including Spoletta in Opera Birmingham’s Tosca, Ralph Rackstraw in Birmingham Music Club’s HMS Pinafore. Past season highlights include Tamino in Die Zauberflöte with Seagle Festival; Sam Kaplan in Street Scene, and Fenton in Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor with University of Alabama Opera Theatre; Alfred in Die Fledermaus and Cpt. Dick Warrington in Naughty Marietta with Birmingham Music Club.

New American Opera has always been a passion of Dr. Wolf. Over the past few years, Paul has worked with University of Colorado’s New Opera Workshop with composers such as Jake Heggie, Gene Scheer, and Tom Cipullo to help develop new American works. He has debuted the world premiere of brand new roles in Lori Laitman’s opera The Three Feathers, Jodi Lander’s Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, and Amir Zaheri’s Freedom and Fire!: A Civil War Story.  

Paul is a former artist with Seagle Festival, Charlottesville Opera, Opera Roanoke, Druid City Opera, and MusikTheater Bavaria. He was the 2019 NFMC Young Artist Man’s Voice Winner from their 60th Biennial Competition in Jacksonville, Florida. He also placed Second in the 2016 MTNA National Young Artist Vocal Competition in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Wolf completed his Bachelor of Art’s Degree in Music Education and Performance from Virginia Polytech Institute and State University in 2015. He received his Master of Music Degree from the University of Alabama in 2017, and his Doctorate from the University of Colorado in Vocal Pedagogy and Performance in 2023.