Morten S Wensberg grew up in the small town of Moss, Norway, playing
various instruments, among them the violin, the trombone, and the euphonium. He
studied music performance at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo and
Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, USA. In 2006 he finished a degree in
orchestral conducting at the Norwegian Academy of Music, where he studied with
professor Ole Kristian Ruud, and took master classes with Pierre Boulez, Jorma
Panula and Leif Segerstam.
Since then he has been a frequent guest conductor with a number of orchestras and ensembles in Norway, Sweden and Finland, among them the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and Stavanger Symphony.
In November 2006 Morten S Wensberg was a prizewinner in the 3rd International Jorma Panula Conducing Competition where he was awarded the special prize for his contemporary music interpretation.