Pianist, singer, and composer Lorraine Nelson Wolf has played on the stages of Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center. As a theater musician she has performed in over a dozen Broadway shows, from Sweeney Todd to Grease. Her composition credits include the CBS NASCAR theme, various commercial scores, and songwriting both for herself and other artists. She composed the music for the Telly Award winning documentary Four Hands, One Heart, currently airing nationwide on PBS. She has played for Chita Rivera, Marvin Hamlisch, Peter Allen, and Alan Menken, among others. Lorraine is also a harpist, organist, and accordionist. She made her New York accordion debut at the Tenri Cultural Arts Center in the summer of 2002.

Bachelor of Music: piano performance Manhattan School of Music
Master of Music: piano performance Purchase Conservatory
Honorary Degree: Order of the Shield Diploma, Neupauer Conservatory of Music
Coaching: Piano- Anya Laurence, Solomon Mikowsky, Constance Keene, Shirley Cohen Conducting- Robert Kapilow Voice- Maurice Jampol, Margot Moser

ASCAPLUS Award recipient yearly, 2005-2012
Parents' Choice Award for Come Follow Me! Volume 2 a CD of Waldorf-inspired folk songs for children
Billboard 14th World Song Contest Third Prize: I Can Feel Your Love, written with Godfrey Nelson Honorable Mentions: I Can See God's Face In You, What Would Jesus Say, Blessed Be Your Name (with Godfrey Nelson),
Billboard 13th World Song Contest Be Still- Honorable Mention Blessed Redeemer- Honorable Mention
Parents' Choice Award for Come Follow Me! a CD of Waldorf-inspired folk songs for children

Rose of Sharon Song commissioned for the 30th Anniversary of the ordination of women in the Reformed Church of America Premiered at General Synod in Holland, Michican
Room For All Song written for the organization "Room For All" in honor of the work they've been doing in the Reformed Church of America.
From the Ballroom to Hell (new work for two accordions, two recorders, two dancers, three voices and guitar) World Premiere Tenri Cultural Center, New York City Co-writer with Godfrey Nelson

Associate Conductor and Keyboards
Grease Eugene O'Neill Theater
Once on This Island by Lyn Ahrens and Steve Flaherty First National Tour
Senator Joe by Tom O'Horgan Neil Simon Theater
Jekyll and Hyde George Street Playhouse
Music Director and/or Keyboards
Smile by Marvin Hamlisch and Howard Ashman Lunt-Fontanne Theater
Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim Circle in the Square
Bar Mitzvah Boy by Jule Styne American Jewish Theater
Songs of Paradise Astor Place Theater
Little Shop of Horrors by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman Orpheum Theater
Vivors by Godfrey Nelson and Jake Holmes Orpheum Theater
Cowgirls by Mary Murfitt Florida State Theater and Berkshire productions. Lorraine was awarded "Best Musical Direction" from the Sarasota Theater Awards.


Let the Light Shine In
My Only Comfort
More Songs from Hopewell
Songs from Hopewell
Come Follow Me! Volume 2 (Parents' Choice award-winning children’s CD)
Come Follow Me! Volume 1 (Parents' Choice award-winning children’s CD)
The Living Church (music composed for special services)
'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime (traditional Christmas carols)
Four Hands, One Heart (music from the documentary)
7 (eclectic vocals mixed with a world beat)

Dazed and Confused (Gypsy Bed)
Gypsy Bed (with Godfrey Nelson)
Silly, Silly Me (with P. D. Howlett)
Coming Out of Our Shells (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
Sarah Plain and Tall (Glenn Close, narrator)
Through Granpa's Eyes (Glenn Close, narrator)
Super Heroes (The Morris Brothers)
Awakenings (Amanda Leigh)

Music Director Freedom Plains United Presbyterian Church LaGrangeville, NY 2016- present
Music Director Reformed Church of Saugerties Saugerties, NY 2011- 2016
Organist and Choir Director Hopewell Reformed Church Hopewell Junction, NY 2002–2009
Music Director and Organist First Congregational Church South Egremont, MA 1992–2002
Organist St. Bridget's Roman Catholic Church Copake Falls, NY 1995–2002
Organist and Choir Director Church of the Holy Cross West Taghkanic, NY 2000–2002