Aaron Wolff

Aaron Wolff, cello (New York, NY), received a B.A. in comparative literature and B.M. in cello performance from Oberlin College & Conservatory, and an M.M. at Juilliard under Joel Krosnick. As a student of Natasha Brofsky, Aaron won First Prize in the Boston Symphony Concerto Competition, and won the Oberlin Concerto Competition as a student of Darrett Adkins. He has collaborated with A Far Cry, The Boston Trio, and eighth blackbird, and has spent summers at the Perlman Chamber Music Workshop, Bang on a Can Summer Festival, and Lucerne Festival Academy. He has participated in musical outreach programs in New York, Boston and Ohio, as well as in India, China, and Brazil. Wolff has found additional creative outlets in acting—most notably as a lead role in the Coen brothers’ film A Serious Man—and in composing, arranging, and writing about music. He was a fellow at the 2014 Rubin Institute for Music Criticism and covers New York City’s new music scene for I Care If You Listen. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2017, 2019)