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University Studio Piano

Intermediate and advanced piano students will find these method books, in ten sequentially progressive volumes, useful.

Essential Piano Repertoire From The 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries (

Advanced students will find a great deal of the standard piano repertoire available for reference at Petrucci Music Library. The purchase of scholarly editions, such as those at Henle Urtext Editions, is highly recommended.

Method books often used for beginning students or music majors preparing for competencies include the following.

Adult Piano Adventures All-in-One Course Book 1 | Faber Piano Adventures

Adult Piano Adventures® All-in-One Course Book 2 | Faber Piano Adventures

Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course: Lesson Book 1: Piano Book

Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course: Lesson Book 2: Piano Book

Helpful instructional channels on Youtube for these method books include the following.

Lets Play Piano Methods - YouTube

Faber Piano Adventures - YouTube


Home Studio Voice and Piano

Spring Semester Schedule 2024

Private voice and piano lessons are scheduled in Dr. Wolfe's home studio in Mason for Tuesdays, January 16 through May 14, 2024, except for March 26.


Dayton area students may be able to schedule a lesson at the University of Dayton on a Monday after school.


Students or parents are asked to e-mail a list of all times that they might be available.


Spring Semester Fee Structure 2024


Students who register for weekly lessons for 15, 16, or 17 of the weeks above receive a discounted rate of $2 off the regular amount of $35 per half hour lesson, or $3 off the regular amount of $52.50 per 45-minute lesson, or $4 off $70 per one-hour lesson. For fewer than 15 lessons, the regular rates will apply.

Please e-mail Dr. Wolfe at for more information.


Summer Schedule 2024

Summer lessons are scheduled for Wednesday mornings and afternoons, for eight weeks, from June 19 through August 7, 2024.


Voice Links

Accompaniments for practicing songs may sometimes be found on sites such as YouTube, SoundCloud, and Appcompanist, which includes opera, art song, and Broadway accompaniments; six songs are $3.99 month.

Representative anthologies of songs include The First Book of Soprano Solos, The First Book of Mezzo-Soprano/Alto Solos, The First Book of Tenor Solos, and The First Book of Baritone/Bass Solos.

Anthologies of songs from Broadway are found at The Singers' Musical Theater Anthologies, including teen's editions in all voice parts and renditions of 16-bar auditions.

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