Romāns Vanags, Latvia

Romāns Vanags was the Artistic Director at the World Choir Games 2014 in Riga, Latvia. 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 Romāns Vanags plays a central part in this. He has also been the chief conductor of the world famous Latvian Song Festival and the Latvian Youth Song Festival.

Romāns Vanags