Single Reed Studio
The UND Single Reed Studio is committed to excellence in the instruction of clarinet and saxophone students, helping them reach their full potential as musicians and achieve their career goals.
This is accomplished through weekly private lessons, studio classes, participation in large and small ensembles, and a wide variety of performance opportunities.
Single Reed Studio Program
UND Large Ensembles
- Wind Ensemble
- University Band
- 1:00 Jazz Ensemble
- 12:00 Jazz Ensemble
- Chamber Orchestra
- Musical Pit Orchestra
- Pride of the North Athletic Bands
- Weekly Studio Classes
- Student Showcases
- Studio Recitals
- Solo Recitals
UND Saxophone Quartet
The UND Saxophone Quartet is the premiere saxophone chamber ensemble at UND, featuring soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones playing high-level and diverse repertoire. This group has been selected for and performed at the International Saxophone Symposium hosted by the U.S. Navy Band, the North American Saxophone Alliance Conference, and numerous local events. Acceptance into the ensemble is by audition only.
UND Clarinet Choir
The UND Clarinet Choir is an ensemble comprised of music majors and non-majors. The instrumentation of this group most often includes E-flat, B-flat, alto, bass, and contrabass clarinets. The group rehearses for one hour each week with Dr. Sandberg, conductor, and performs at UND Music and community events.
Saxophone Quartets are open to music majors and non-majors. The instrumentation of the group may vary (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone or alto, alto, tenor, baritone) based on repertoire and student interest. Each quartet will meet for two hours each week, one of which is a coaching with Dr. Sandberg. The ensembles will perform at least once a semester.
If you are interested in performing in a single reed chamber group, please contact Dr. Sandberg.
Frequently Asked Questions
Would you like to learn more about the UND Single Reed Studio and Music Department?
Email us – we are happy to help!
- Instructor of clarinet and saxophone Dr. Scott Sandberg
- Music Department Undergraduate Advisor Tammy Mulske
Would you like a lesson with Dr. Sandberg?
Dr. Sandberg is happy to offer a lesson to all prospective students. Send him an email to schedule it – he can meet you either in person or via Skype!
Would you like a tour?
Schedule a UND campus tour.
Email Dr. Sandberg to schedule a UND Music Department visit. Depending on schedule this visit may be able to include a lesson with Dr. Sandberg, a department tour, or sitting in a music class.
Are you ready to apply?
- Graduate Admissions
- Apply for a Graduate Assistantship
- Schedule an Audition by contacting Dr. Sandberg. See Audition Requirements.
Are you wondering what to take care of now that you have been accepted?
- Prepare for the Keyboard (Piano) Proficiency Exam if you would like to test out of one or more Keyboard Skills classes.
- Prepare for the Theory Placement Exam.
- Put the Music Orientation on your calendar.
- Email Dr. Sandberg about an Applied Lesson Placement Audition if you did not perform a Scholarship Audition.