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Allison Wiebe

Allison Wiebe
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  • Examiner

Education - Studies

  • BMus (Piano Performance), Brandon University
  • MMus (Piano Performance), The University of Western Ontario
  • ARCT (Piano Performance), The Royal Conservatory


  • Western University, London, ON

A leading interpreter of contemporary music, Allison Wiebe is a frequent performer throughout North America and the UK. 

Currently on the piano performance faculty at Western University in London, Ontario, Allison maintains an active performing, adjudicating and teaching career.  She teaches primarily senior piano (levels 7 and up), piano pedagogy (elementary to advanced), and theory: rudiments, harmony, and history. She coaches chamber ensembles and accompanying skills. At Western University in London, Ontario, Allison conducted piano literature courses for undergraduates.

Allison holds a Masters of Music in Piano Literature and Performance from Western University under James Anagnoson and John Hess. She completed her Bachelor of Music (Honors) at Brandon University in Manitoba studying with Donald Henry and David Rogosin.She studied with Boris Lysenko and Boyanna Toyich at The Royal Conservatory in Toronto, and participated in multiple master-class summer programs across North America

As a soloist, Ms. Wiebe was a semi-finalist at the 24th annual Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition for the Performance of Canadian Music, receiving a grant from the Canada Council to attend. 

As a collaborative musician Allison performs on piano, keyboards, and melodica with the ContaQt ensemble in Toronto. In 2011, she recorded a CD of works by Brian Eno which was nominated in 2017 for a Grammy Award for the Best Chamber Performance.  The recording of Jordan Nobles music, ‘Undercurrents’ was nominated for a Western Canada Music Award. Her programming has been described by the Globe and Mail as “thought-provoking” and “highly entertaining,” and her performances praised by the New York Times as “methodical and mesmerizing.”  In lieu of public performances during the pandemic, ContaQt has been performing/recording online and is back to the recording studio in 2022 for another grammy contender album.  

A senior piano examiner for The Royal Conservatory of Music, she also recorded components of the RCM's Celebration Series Perspectives CD project launched over the winter of 2008.

Professional Affiliations

  • AFM