Sight Singing for Choristers

Program Outline

New class for Fall 2020! Sight Singing for Choristers

Do you sing in a choir or are you a voice student who needs to work on music-reading skills? This is the course for you! Using the movable Do system, and through the study of keys and interval recognition, this course will train you to sing at sight from written scores, using repertoire from all periods and all styles.

Instructor: Nicholas Fairbank


Program Details

Term 1: Sep 8 - Dec 15
Term 2: Feb 2 - May 18

Tue • 11:00am - 12:00pm
$258/term • Downtown



Nicholas Fairbank

Nicholas Fairbank was born in New Westminster, BC. In his school years he studied piano, organ and French horn, later going on to study organ performance and conducting in London (UK) and Paris (France). He holds Associateship diplomas in organ performance from the Royal Conservatory (RCM gold medal 1981) and the RCCO (Willan Prize 1998), and Masters degrees from UCSB (French) and the Université de Paris VIII (musicology). After some composition lessons with Stephen Chatman in the 90s he went on to complete an MMus degree in composition at the University of Victoria under the direction of John Celona. (…)