​Faculty & Staff

Sarah Manasreh

Assistant Professor of Clarinet and Music Theory

NFAC 311


 Prospective students interested in a complimentary lesson should contact Sarah Manasrech at sarah.manasreh@uwsp.edu.


  • D.M.A. - Clarinet Performance, Michigan State University
  • M.M. - Clarinet Performance, Royal Northern College of Music
  • B.M. Clarinet Performance, Florida State University

Courses Taught

  • Applied Clarinet
  • Music Theory and Aural Skills
  • Single Reed Methods


Dr. Sarah Manasreh is Lecturer of Clarinet and Music Theory at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point where she teaches applied clarinet, first year music theory and aural skills, and single reed methods for music education students. Prior to coming to UWSP, she was the instructor of clarinet at Alma College, the professor of clarinet and saxophone at Albion College, and instructor of clarinet and theory at Lansing Community College. She has also taught theory, applied clarinet, woodwind pedagogy, and woodwind methods at the University of Arkansas, Michigan State University, and Florida State University.

As an active performer, Dr. Manasreh has enjoyed a diverse performing career throughout the United States and Europe. She has served as principal clarinet in the Alma Symphony, Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, Arkansas Philharmonic, and as auxiliary clarinet in the Jackson Symphony and Fort Smith Symphony. Dr. Manasreh spent many years as an active woodwind doubler is jazz combos, big bands, and in Broadway productions such as Legally Blond, Little House on the Prairie, Young Frankenstein, Mary Poppins, West Side Story, South Pacific, The Rat Pack is Back, and many more.

Dr. Manasreh completed her Bachelor of Music at Florida State University under the instruction of Frank Kowalsky and her Master in Music from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. In the fall of 2016, she completed her Doctor of Musical Arts from Michigan State University under the guidance of Dr. Elsa Ludwig-Verdehr.