The UND strings area offers applied instruction in guitar and orchestral strings.
Students from around the world participate in our undergraduate and graduate degree programs, performing in the Chamber Orchestra and taking part in chamber ensembles including string quartets, piano trios, and cello ensemble.
Students develop performing and listening skills through weekly studio master classes, monthly department showcases, and studio recitals. In addition, internationally distinguished guest artists visit the UND Music Department to give master classes. Recent visitors include Ying Quartet, David Ying, Peter Howard, Leonardo Altino, and Sachiya Isomura.
The UND Guitar Studio, under the direction of Thomas Anderson, offers all of the necessary knowledge and techniques of the guitar to begin a successful career in music. Our guitar students receive training as soloists as well as performance with instrumentations ranging from duets to orchestral settings. To learn more, contact Mr. Anderson.
Violin and Viola Studio
The UND Violin and Viola Studio is under the direction of Dr. Alejandro Drago. To learn more, contact Dr. Drago.
Cello and Double Bass Studio
The UND Cello and Bass Studio is under the direction of Dr. Simona Barbu.