Victor Fields has been named Conductor of Encore's newest chorale in York, PA. As a classically trained professional musician, he is an experienced choral conductor, church musician, organist, pianist, music professor and private studio instructor. His extensive background includes working, training and singing with professional, semi-professional and amateur choruses in Baltimore, Cincinnati, Harrisburg and York, Pennsylvania. He has conducted and taught a vast array of choral music to include sacred, secular, classical and oratorio for the past thirty years.
Victor has been a choral singer for the past 45+ years, having started his vocal and keyboard training as boy chorister in Episcopal church and Cathedral choirs.
His present work in the field of choral music includes conducting two church choirs, working with a synagogue cantor and choir, conducting and accompanying, Central PA's oldest oratorio society chorus, directing a womens chorus and training the York Symphony Chorus beginning this fall.
Possessing perfect pitch, excellent piano mastery,and considerable choral accompanying and score reading skills, allows him to effectively rehearse, train and accompany the Encore Chorale. His positive attitude and demeanor along with much patience, kindness, understanding and a good sense of humor are a perfect match while working with Encore singers, both musically skilled or new to singing.
Victor is a great addition to the Encore Chorale program --- he welcomes all who enjoy the atmosphere of training and love the choral arts to join!