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Dr. Jeffrey Sandborg

Naomi Brandon & George Emery Wade Professorship of Music

Department: Fine Arts
Office: 336 Olin Hall




Dr. Sandborg holds a B.A. from Knox College (Illinois); the M.M. in
Voice and the D.M.A. in Choral Conducting and Literature from the University
of Illinois.

Scholarly Activities

For thirteen years Sandborg also directed the Roanoke Valley Choral Society.
His conducting credits include J.S. Bach's Mass in B minor, Vaughan Williams'
Hodie, and Verdi's Requiem.


Dr. Jeffrey Sandborg has directed the Roanoke College Choir since 1985. In that
time, membership has increased more than 200 percent, and the Choir's reputation
has become widely respected.

Recent Publications

Sandborg is active as a clinician and choral scholar, having just completed
a book about British choral directors. His instructional video on the
fundamentals for singing, Make a Joyful and Beautiful Noise!, is a widely
used teaching resource in the United States. He is also the author of English
Ways: Conversations with English Choral Conductors