Artistic Director and Chief Conductor
the Priest Ioanne Shenrock (b. 1958)
The Priest Ioanne Shenrock is well-known as an erudite professional in the realm of orthodox chants. In his family were generations of clergymen. Ioanne Shenrock began his musical education in the Jūrmala Music School as a violinist and continued his studies later at the Jāzeps Mediņš Music School playing the alto. The conductor of the choir Logos Shenrock’s vibrant personality’s further development continued in Moscow Theological Seminary, The Faculty of Theology of the University of Latvia, and Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music in the class of choir conducting. The Master of Theology Ioanne Shenrock has also collaborated with the Choral Academy of Moscow, Sveshnikov Boys Choir of the Moscow Choral School and was the leading conductor of the Riga Metropolitan Choir. Besides Ioanne was one of the co-founders of Riga Orthodox Music Choir along with presenting a lecture course on church chants at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Latvia and Latvian Academy of Culture. For the last 30 years Ioanne Shenrock has been serving the church of Tukums orthodox parish.