Heather Lofdahl is a conductor, string teacher, and violist living in Greensboro, North Carolina. Ms. Lofdahl is an assistant conductor of the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) Sinfonia and teaches private violin and viola lessons at The Music Academy of North Carolina, where she was awarded the Mary Elizabeth King Brown Teaching Excellence Award in 2014. While living in Greensboro from 2012-2015, she was the assistant conductor of the Greensboro Symphony Youth Philharmonic. She also conducted the Greensboro Symphony Youth Strings from 2019-2021. Prior to returning to Greensboro in 2019, Ms. Lofdahl taught orchestra in Cobb County (GA). She has also taught elementary through university orchestra students in Illinois and North Carolina. She serves on the faculty of the Florida State University String Orchestra Camp every summer.
Ms. Lofdahl holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music Education and Viola Performance from Augustana College and Master of Music degrees in Music Education and Viola Performance from The University of North Carolina Greensboro. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Music Education at UNCG, where she was named an Excellence Fellow in 2019. Ms. Lofdahl is an active guest conductor, clinician, and violist throughout the United States.
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