Professor Emeritus of Music (2000), Voice & Choral Conducting
Former Director, UBC University Singers
James Fankhauser was a professor of voice and choral conducting until 2000. He directed the UBC University Singers for many years during which time the group won several singing competitions, including the CBC National Radio Competition in 1994, which led to the BBC’s International Radio Competition at which they were out-sung by the Norwegians. In 1995 they went to the prestigious Marktoberdorf International Chamber Choir competition, where they won First Prize against choirs from many countries in Europe and Asia.