Thomas Wiebe

Thomas Wiebe

 

Thomas Wiebe

London, Canada

Cellist Thomas Wiebe is well-known to Canadian audiences as a soloist and chamber musician. He has performed as guest soloist with the Winnipeg and Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestras, Orchestra London Canada and the Juilliard Orchestra at Lincoln Center in New York. Along with violinist Mark Fewer and pianist Peter Longworth, he is a founding member of the Duke Trio, which is heard in concert and on radio broadcasts throughout Canada. Mr. Wiebe also performs frequently with the Art of Time Ensemble in Toronto.

Highlights of the 2009-10 season for Mr. Wiebe include a guest solo appearance with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra at Kitchener’s Centre-in-the-Square and Guelph’s River Run Centre, and solo and chamber performances in Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, the Banff Centre, the Domaine Forget Summer Music Festival in St.-Irénée, Québec, and London, Ontario.

Thomas Wiebe studied cello in his native Winnipeg with the late Julie Banton. He continued at the Eastman School of Music with Robert Sylvester and Steven Doane. Later, he studied with Aldo Parisot at Yale University and the Juilliard School. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Yale.

Mr. Wiebe is Associate Professor of Violoncello at the Don Wright Faculty of Music at University of Western Ontario in London. He also teaches at Domaine Forget Summer Music Academy in St.-Irenee, Quebec.
 

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