Wold, Wayne L.

Wayne L. Wold was born April 16, 1954 in Fosston, Minnesota. He presently serves as the Chair of the Music Department, Associate Professor of Music, and College Organist at Hood College in Frederick, MD. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Music degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, a Master of Sacred Music degree from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. For seventeen years Wayne served as Director of Chapel Music at Camp David, the presidential retreat. In 2013 he became Director of Music Ministry at First Lutheran Church of Ellicott City, Maryland.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Over 300 compositions in print.
  • Numerous articles, several hymn and anthem texts, and two books in print.
  • Performed with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, in Lincoln Center, and in numerous churches across the U.S. and in Europe.
  • Past president of Region One of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians.
  • Member of the editorial committee for the ELCA's Evangelical Lutheran Worship.

Choral music by Wayne L. Wold

Organ music by Wayne L. Wold