Conductor Daniel Wallenberg has been with Chicago Children’s Choir since 1993 and has worked with the In-School Choir Program and the after school programs for the Humboldt Park Neighborhood Choir. Mr. Wallenberg has also worked with the Chicago Children’s Choir’s world-renowned Concert Choir (now Voice of Chicago) with whom he toured Ukraine and the United States.
Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Mr. Wallenberg earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Choral Conducting from the Rubin Academy of Music in Jerusalem and Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In Israel, Mr. Wallenberg founded several adult and children’s choirs and sang with the Cameran Singers, a professional choir in Tel Aviv. He has extensive experience conducting collegiate, community, professional and children’s choral groups throughout the world and has many choral arrangements to his name. Mr. Wallenberg is also an amateur cellist and is an avid chamber music player.
Mr. Wallenberg is the conductor of the Music Institute Chorale, affiliated with the Music Institute of Chicago. Mr. Wallenberg is the director of the junior and adult choirs at the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation and was the founder and artistic director of “Zemer Am,” the Chicago Jewish Choral Festival.