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23 April 2021

Dr. Cynthia Johnston Turner, director of bands at UGA since 2014, has accepted an appointment as Dean, Faculty of Music at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. We are grateful for her seven years of service and her many contributions to the Hodgson School and its bands.

An opening has been announced for a limited-term lecturer in bands. An update regarding short and long-term plans for leadership of the area will be posted here when announced.