Ralf Borghoff, born in 1971, first piano lessons at the age of 13.
He worked as an organist and conductor in Steinfurt from 1988 – 1997.
From 1990 – 1995 he studied the subject catholic liturgical music at the Robert-Schumann-conservatory in Düsseldorf, which he succeeded with a university degree of A-finals. His teachers were Prof. Paul Heuser (organ), Prof. Wolfgang Seifen (improvisation), Prof. Hans Elmar Bach (theory) and Prof. Raimund Wippermann (choral conducting).

After employments in Wadersloh and Ahaus, Ralf Borghoff has been working as the deanery’s church musician of the archdiocese Paderborn in Erwitte since 2013. In 2016, the Germany-wide first large organ by Bernard Aubertin (Jura/F) was installed there, which Ralf Borghoff supervised as the titular organist and custos.

Ralf Borghoff attended master classes of i.a. Daniel Roth (Paris), Michel Bouvard (Toulouse), and Wolfgang Seifen (Berlin).

He is a member of the GdO and board member of the diocesan association of the Pueri Cantores, Paderborn. From 1991 – 2003, he was a speaker for choral conducting, aural training and theory lessons at the international choir seminar in Austria (in cooperation with the conservatory in

Concert activities in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Russia, Poland and Switzerland, as well as collaborations with WDR (Cologne), Swiss television and CD recordings round off his artistic activities.