Lori Folland is a staff pianist at St. Olaf College. Prior to her appointment in 1991, she served as a collaborative pianist at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

As a chamber musician, Lori has been extensively involved with the collaborative art of music making. She has appeared on the “Y” Concert Series in Pittsburgh, on the Twin Cities Schubert Club Artist Series, the Bridge Chamber Music Festival, and on numerous recitals with friends and colleagues, and has soloed with the St. Olaf Philharmonia.

Her live performances have been recorded for broadcast on WQED, Pittsburgh. She collaborated with JoAnn Polley, clarinet, to record works by Litaize, Bozza, Devienne, and Rameau. Their CD is entitled “French Music for Clarinet and Piano”. Lori has also been active as a piano teacher and piano competition adjudicator.