Mr. Wallenberg, the Humboldt Park Neighborhood Choir Conductor, has been with the Choir since 1993 and has worked with every level of Chicago Children’s Choir, including In-School choirs and the Concert Choir (now Voice of Chicago).
A native of 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 choir’s, 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. In addition to Chicago Children’s Choir, Mr. Wallenberg is the conductor of the Music Institute of Chicago Chorale and the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation adult and children’s choirs. Mr. Wallenberg brings a wealth of experience and a great deal of energy and excitement to the Humboldt Park Neighborhood Choir.