Cellist Thomas Wiebe has been heard by audiences and on radio broadcasts throughout North America and Europe. Mr. Wiebe regularly performs as a soloist and chamber musician, including with Toronto’s GRAMMY-nominated ARC Ensemble, whose recent, pre-COVID schedule has included appearances at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Rome’s Salla Sinopoli, and Los Angeles’s Schoenberg Hall. Mr. Wiebe also performs with London’s own Rebelheart Ensemble, and other leading artists.
Future CD releases including Mr. Wiebe include ARC’s next disc, featuring the chamber music of Alberto Hemsi on the Chandos label, and works of Omar Daniel on Centrediscs.
Mr. Wiebe has performed on numerous occasions as a guest artist with Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra London Canada. He has also been soloist with the Juilliard Orchestra at Lincoln Center in New York, and with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. He has recorded for the Chandos, CBC, Centrediscs, Doremi and Bowl labels. Thomas Wiebe studied cello in his native Winnipeg with Julie Banton. He later studied at the Eastman School of Music with Robert Sylvester and Steven Doane, and at Yale University and the Juilliard School with Aldo Parisot. 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 Western University in London, and teachers in the summers at le Domaine Forget International Summer Music Academy in St-Irénée, Quebec. Guest teaching for Mr. Wiebe in 2022 includes a summer visit to le Domaine Forget in Quebec, and master classes at the Glenn Gould School in Toronto and Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario.