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Wed, 09/15/2021 - 10:28am
This time of year, you hear a lot about heat-related illnesses in athletes. Thousands of student-athletes are sidelined by heat illnesses each year, and some don’t recover. But while guidelines exist to help coaches and trainers keep their students safe, there’s another group on the field that’s still at risk: students in marching bands. “You read all these stories in newspapers about marching band members experiencing heat-related illnesses,…
Fri, 04/23/2021 - 10:25am
Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario has appointed Cynthia Johnston Turner as dean of the Faculty of Music. Johnston Turner, is currently the director of bands, artistic director of Contemporary Chamber Ensemble and professor of music at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia. She will formally begin in the role of dean of the Faculty of Music on July 1, 2021. Johnston Turner, a dual citizen of Canada and the…

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