Music Leadership

Shawn Grenke, Director of Music at ESG
Shawn Grenke, Director of Music at ESG

“I feel extremely honoured to be part of such a wonderful worshiping community with such a history and strength of musical excellence.”

Shawn Grenke, Pianist, Organist and Conductor

Conductor, Pianist and Organist Shawn Grenke is Director of Music at
Eglinton St. George’s United Church in Toronto, Associate Conductor and
Accompanist for the Amadeus Choir of Toronto, Accompanist to the Elmer
Iseler Singers of Toronto, and Artistic Director of the 80-voice Achill Choral
Society in Orangeville, Ontario. Shawn began his musical training as a chorister and pianist with the Hastings County Board of Education Concert Choir under the Direction of Rudolf Heijdens in his hometown of Belleville. He has a Bachelor of Music degree (2000) from Mount Allison University
(New Brunswick), and a Master of Music degree (2002) from the University
of Toronto. Shawn has made international appearances in concerts in
Poland, at the ‘Let the Future Sing’ Choral Festival in Sweden, the ‘Le
Mondial Choral Loto-Québec World Choral Competition’ in Laval, Québec,
‘Xinghai Choral Competition’ in China, Seoul, Roy Thomson Hall, CBC Radio,
and other various festivals, concert series and recitals throughout
Canada, the United States and Europe.