Biography

John Wiens is a dynamic and versatile conductor with a wide-ranging repertoire hailed as “A new force in our world.” Equally at home in chamber or orchestral settings, he is widely recognized for his eloquent interpretations and persuasive musicality. Born into a musical family in small – town Manitoba, John aspired to be a musician from an early age.  He…

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Polycoro

Polycoro is an ensemble I’ve been working with for the last three seasons. This professional ensemble has many strengths, and many wonderful singers are available in Manitoba for concerts. I love working with them, it is always a great joy.   Here is some recent work from http://polycoro.com/

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Conducting Elsewhere

I sometimes go elsewhere to conduct other than Montreal or Winnipeg. Here are a few concert excerpts from the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir Symposium. It was a great week and I learned so much working with Noel Edison and his fantastic choirs. The first video is with the Elora Festival Singers, the second with the TMC.…

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