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Department of Music
Woodwind Ensembles

The Flute Ensemble meets twice a week and performs a mixture of large ensemble and small chamber pieces. Members of the Flute Ensemble must have previous performing experience as a flute soloist or as a member of a band or orchestra. New members who are non-music majors will be asked to perform an audition for the instructor during the first rehearsal. Students should prepare approximately 5 minutes of music for the audition. For more information, please contact Virginia Broffitt-Kunzer at 334-844-3116 or

flute ensemble


The Clarinet Ensemble is a chamber ensemble open to clarinetists of all majors with instructor approval. An audition is required for non-music majors. Students study and perform music in various combinations ranging from duos to clarinet choir works. Requirements include daily individual practice, weekly ensemble rehearsals (two to three times per week), and a semester-end public recital. Additional performing opportunities both on and off campus may be available. For more information, contact David Odom at 334-844-3184 or

clarinet ensemble


The Auburn Saxophone Quartets are comprised of music students and other qualified saxophone performers from the greater student body. The group performs regularly on and off campus for a variety of audiences, including professional organizations, schools and community events. The Tiger Quartet also participates in national competitions. Their repertoire extends from traditional classical saxophone quartet music to popular songs and holiday music. This is an audition-based group that meets in fall and spring semesters. For more information, contact conductor Michael Pendowski at 334-844-3164 or

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The Double Reed Ensemble is designed for Auburn students who play oboe and bassoon and have an interest in small ensemble playing, with priority given to music majors. Interested students must demonstrate proficiency on their instrument by playing an audition for the directors. Ensemble members will attend a rehearsal each week with various performances during the semester. For more information, contact David Odom at

reed ensemble