Romāns Vanags, Latvia

The next World Choir Games will take place in Riga in 2014. Romāns Vanags will be the Artistic Director. He studied conducting and music pedagogy and became professor in a very young age at the Conservatory in Riga, where he now serves as the head of the conducting department. His musical profile is very much dominated by children and youth choir activities, which you can see from his choirs – the Latvian University female choir „Minjona”, the Jaceps Medins Music School boys choir – one of the most famous Latvian choirs. The education of choral conductors in Latvia in very thoughtthrough and Romans Vanags is the spider in this net! He is also been the chief conductor of the world famous Latvian Song Festival and the Latvian Youth Song Festival.

Romāns Vanags