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Greetings from the Director:

Dear Friends,

Welcome to the Hodgson Bands and Wind Ensembles website!  Our website will be undergoing changes and updates in the coming months so check in often. In the meantime you can find information about our undergraduate and graduate offerings at one of the largest and most comprehensive programs in the country.

If you have questions please don’t hesitate to contact me ( And come for a visit!

Warmest Regards,

Cynthia Johnston Turner

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