B.Mus (Queens) M.Mus (Choral Conducting - Arizona)
Brian Wismath is music director of the Victoria Conservatory of Music Chorale, the Victoria Choral Society and Vox Humana. Brian began his education in choral music as a chorister in the Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir, and after completing a Bachelor of Music at Queen’s University, he received a Master’s in Choral Conducting from the University of Arizona. Brian has a rich choral background. He has served as director of the University of Victoria Chamber Singers and Tucson Masterworks Chorale; as associate conductor of Orpheus Choir of Toronto, Chorus Niagara, and Ontario Youth Choir; and as assistant conductor of Opera in Concert Chorus (Ontario, Canada).
In 2006, Brian conducted the Vancouver Chamber Choir as a participant in the Choral Conductors’ Symposium concert broadcast on CBC Radio. A recipient of the Ontario Arts Council residency grant, Brian recently studied advanced conducting in Stockholm, Sweden, with Professor Anders Eby. During this time he was a guest lecturer at the Royal College of Music and a regular guest conductor of the St. Jacob’s Youth Choir, both in Stockholm.