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UNCG student Peggy Marshall awarded Mr. Holland’s Opus Grant

Posted on Friday, May 27th, 2016 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music. Tags:

Peggy Marshall, a second-year MME student at UNCG, whose full-time job is as orchestra director at St. Paul’s Middle School in Robeson County, NC where she teaches 108 orchestra students in a small, rural town south of Fayetteville, NC. She applied for and was recently awarded a grant from Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation which will buy 7 violins, 5 […]

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SMTD mourns the loss of Alumna Lisa Foerster & family

Posted on Friday, May 20th, 2016 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA.

We were tremendously saddened to learn of the untimely passing of recent alum, Dr. Lisa Foerster. Lisa, her children: Emma and Thomas Hamel; and her sister:  Lorraine Alstererg all died as the result of an automobile accident on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Lisa completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at UNCG in 2012.  She […]

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