Marlin Wolfe studied violin and conducting at the royal Academy of Music in London England. As a violinist He became a member of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of 21, and also played with the London Mozart Players , and the English Chamber Orchestra. Maestro Wolfe, Conductor Emeritus was the founding Artistic Director of the Vancouver Island Symphony from 1995-2008. Wolfe has conducted concerts in Moscow and St. Petersburg in Russia, Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden and recently conducted the Orchestra Sinfonica di Lecca in Italy to critical acclaim. He has also conducted numorous concerts with the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra in Croatia. He has conducted National tours of the nutcracker with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Performances with the Banff Festival Ballet. Maestro Wolfe Founded the Edmonton Chamber Players Orchestra and was its music Director and conductor for five Years, During this time, it was heard regularly on National CBC Radio in Canada and the US.Other Ochestras he has conducted are the Calgary Philharmonic, CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Canadian Chamber Orchestra, The Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, Victoria and the Vancouver Opera Orchestra. And many others. In 2001 Marlin Wolfe was awarded the Excellence in Culture award by the city of Nanaimo for his contributions and accomplishments with the Vancouver Island Symphony.