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Sandra Horst
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Sandra Horst

Senior Lecturer, Opera 

BMus (WLU), MMus (New England Conservatory)

Sandra Horst is Head Coach/Conductor and Chorus Director for the Opera Division. She also holds the position of Chorus Master at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto. Ms. Horst holds an Honours Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Wilfrid Laurier University, a Masters of Music in Accompaniment from New England Conservatory, Boston, and was an Accompaniment major in the Professional Studies program at The Juilliard School, New York. As a vocal coach and repetiteur, Ms. Horst has served on the music staff of the Canadian Opera Company, the Juilliard Opera Center, Chautauqua Institution School of Singing, Boston Lyric Opera, Edmonton Opera, Opera Saskatchewan, Opera Hamilton and the Banff Centre for the Arts. She also spent two seasons as Chorus Master of Edmonton Opera. In recital she has performed in Canada, the United States and Japan, and has broadcast with CBC Radio and Television, Bravo!, TVOntario, CTV, and WGBH Radio in New England.