Mr. Sanders writes personalized sight-reading works for the needs of the choirs he directs. Some are simple sight-reading exercises for Non-Varsity ensembles while some are more difficult for Varsity level choirs.
Click below to download free sight-reading music for your choirs - no catch - just free music in a variety of keys and levels of difficulty to assist you in your choral rehearsals.
Use these free Tone Studies to allow your singers to hear themselves within their section to build a unified tone. Each Tone Study is four measures long. Place each section in a closed circle, sing some of the exercises and ask your singers to match the tone they hear within the section.
BEGINNING SIGHT SINGING MATERIALS
I Had a Voice But you Taught Me How to Sing - Commissioned by the University of Texas at San Antonio Choral Department, John Silantien, Director.
What the Birds Said - SATB This is a different, and rather difficult piece. Started out as a choral sight-reading exercise but turned into a work that serves as a concert piece.
Gifts - SATB
Flowers in Winter - SATB - This piece was written to challenge a choir's sight reading abilities and may be used in the concert hall.