John Wieland

Principal Bass

You can tell that John Wieland is from Philadelphia because his favorite team is the Phillies.

What would you be doing if you weren’t a professional musician?
I've been so focused on music my whole life, I've never considered a plan B.

What do you do in your spare time (other than practice!)?
family time, studying history and languages

What is your favorite thing about being a professional musician?
Being around people who place importance on civilization and culture and who value
classical music as another way to add meaning to their lives. Fellow musicians, patrons
and donors make this possible!

Do you have a favorite team?

What is your favorite food?

Who is your favorite composer?
Bruckner (to be honest, I have a long list of favorites).

What’s currently on your Ipod?
This coming seasons music, of course!

The New School of Music, Bachelor of Music