There are several electronic strategies for enhancing vocal sightreading skills, or even enabling
singers to practice sightreading. Here are some examples created by other conductors.
Curwen hand signs module
Commercial sightreading exercises/programs are also increasingly available on the web. For example:
Movie of ascending major scale
with Curwen hand signs
Images of Curwen hand signs,
descending major scale
Images of Curwen
hand signs, descending chromatic scale
Curwen Hand Signs for Pre-School and Primary School Students
Some freeware sites:
Please note that I am not endorsing this program; I am simply pointing out
that such programs exist.
Ear Training Software
For further sightsinging resources, go to the