A publisher of new Canadian choral works as well as solo music for piano, pipe organ and voice. Printed publications are available by mail or through various retail outlets across the country.
F.M.P. publie des oeuvres pour piano, orgue, chant et choeur. Les partitions sont disponibles par la poste ou chez Long and McQuade à travers le Canada.
Nicholas Fairbank lives and works in Victoria, BC, Canada. His music has been described as "melodic and attractive, as well as skillfully constructed," "carefully crafted," "consistently elegant, and devoted to beauty as a vehicle for text..." - "a composer worth studying". His works have been performed across North America and in Europe by such groups as the Turning Point Ensemble, Hexaphone, organists Patrick Wedd, Martin Stacey and Valerie Hall, sopranos Catherine Fern Lewis, Elizabeth MacIsaac and Kerry-Anne Kutz, pianist Richard Raymond and the Quatuor Molinari. Recent commissions have come from Victoria's Ensemble Laude, Via Choralis chamber choir, the Viva Youth Choirs, and the Royal Canadian College of Organists.
His works are published by Cypress Choral Music, Mayfair Montgomery, the RCCO and Fairbank Music Publishing. Some works are also available through the Canadian Music Centre.
The new CD "Art Songs : Heart Songs" is now available from the following outlets in Victoria.
* Larsen's Music (Cook Street)
* The Red Barn Market (West Saanich Road)
* Ivy's Bookshop (Oak Bay Avenue)
* Church of St. John the Divine (Quadra Street)
through the Canadian Music Centre or by email order.
Video posted June 16th, 2011: Nicholas Fairbank plays Mendelssohn Sonata #3 on the 4-manual Casavant organ at the Victoria Conservatory of Music.
Video posted June 18th, 2011: Hexaphone vocal sextet performs "The Dredger".