Sandra Horst

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Sandra Horst is a Canadian pianist, vocal coach, and choral conductor. She is the chorus master at the Canadian Opera Company. She was profiled in the July 2009 issue of Opera News.[1] She graduated with honors from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance. She later earned a Masters of Music in Accompaniment from New England Conservatory and earned a diploma in accompaniment from the professional studies program at the Juilliard School. She teaches on the music faculty at the University of Toronto where she is a tenured professor. She has previously served on the staffs of the Banff Centre for the Arts, the Boston Lyric Opera, the Chautauqua Institute, Juilliard Opera Center, Opera Hamilton, Opera Saskatchewan,[2] and the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.


  1. ^ William R. Braun (July 2009), "The Education of a Chorus: Sandra Horst is chorus master at both Canadian Opera Company and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis", Opera News, 74 (1), retrieved June 24, 2009  (subscription required)
  2. ^ Bio at the University of Toronto "Sandra Horst" Check |url= value (help). University of Toronto. Retrieved September 9, 2012.