The Royal Conservatory The Glenn Gould School

Virginia Weckstrom

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Virginia Weckstrom

Bachelor of Arts with Honors (Western College for Women), Master of Music (Yale School of Music).

Virginia Weckstrom’s teachers have included Ruby Hamlin, Eleanore Vail, John Kirkpatrick, John Perry, Jacqueline Marcault, and Lilian Kallir. She was director of chamber music and taught piano at the Residential College of the University of Michigan, and she has been on the artist faculty of the Aspen Music School and Festival during the summer for about 30 years.

Active in both solo and chamber music performances, Virginia has been heard on National Public Radio with the Wall Street Chamber Players. She was pianist/harpsichordist with the New Haven Symphony and has performed with the Ann Arbor and Flint Symphony Orchestras in Michigan. Deeply committed to arts education, she served as chair of the piano department at the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, Connecticut, and was a founder of the School for Performing Arts in Ann Arbor, creating successful educational programs and concert series at both institutions.

A frequent adjudicator, Virginia has presented lecture recitals and master classes throughout the Midwest, in Texas, and Australia. She Is Artist Teacher in Piano Chamber Music and Accompanying at The Shepherd School of Music at Rice, and has taught at The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory since 2008. She is married to violinist and fellow Conservatory faculty member Paul Kantor.

You can e-mail Professor Weckstrom at: virginia[email protected]