Since having been chosen at age nineteen as the youngest competitor of the 1985 Van Cliburn Competition, Patti Wolf has performed as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. She has collaborated with distinguished artists, such as cellist Lynn Harrell, pianist Jon Kimura Parker, flutist Carol Wincenc, violinists Ilya Kaler, Glenn Dicterow, Andrés Cárdenas, David Halen, soprano Erin Wall, horn soloists Dale Clevenger and Hermann Baumann. Patti has been a regular performer with Chamber Music Society of S t. Louis since 2010.
Previously Patti was a collaborative pianist at the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University and served on the faculties of Washington University and Maryville University in St. Louis. She has performed and given master classes at the University of Michigan, Northwestern University, Westminster College, Clemson University, Eastman School of Music, University of Iowa, University of Houston, University of Texas-Austin, the Chautauqua Piano Program and the Juilliard School of Music.
In Chautauqua, New York, she played a duo recital with pianist Peter Frankl where she performs frequently with ensembles such as the Audubon Quartet, the Chautauqua Wind Quintet and the Chautauqua String Quartet.
In 2017, Patti joined the faculty at the University of Texas, Austin, Butler School of Music, as Assistant Professor of Practice in collaborative piano performing regularly with faculty members. She was a guest recently with the Austin Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Lyrica Baroque in New Orleans, and Heights Arts in Cleveland, OH, performing with musicians of the Cleveland Orchestra.