Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra’s new music director: Heather Lofdahl

Posted on: August 17, 2021

The Greensboro Symphony Orchestra in North Carolina has named HEATHER LOFDAHL as music director of the Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra, which comprises three ensembles: Youth Orchestra, Youth Philharmonic, and Youth Strings. Lofdahl is an assistant conductor of the University of North Carolina Greensboro Sinfonia and teaches private violin and viola at the Music Academy of North Carolina. From 2012 to 2015, she was the assistant conductor of the GSYO Youth Philharmonic and conducted the GSYO Youth Strings from 2019 to 2021. Lofdahl has taught orchestra to elementary through university students in Georgia, Illinois, and North Carolina, and serves on the faculty of the Florida State University String Orchestra Camp. 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 (UNCG). She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in music education at UNCG.