School of Music

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The Augustana University School of Music is widely recognized for its tradition of excellence in music. The Augustana School of Music offers performance experiences that include international and regional touring, performances in the renowned Mary W. Sommervold Hall at the Washington Pavilion and the opportunity to perform and learn from nationally-known visiting artists.

School of Music

School of Music at AU

Meet the Dean

Dr. Peter Folliard is the inaugural dean of the School of Music. Folliard, a New Jersey native, joined Augustana in 2017 as the conductor of the Augustana Orchestra. 

Folliard holds undergraduate degrees in music education and instrumental performance from the University of North Texas; master’s degrees in instrumental performance and conducting from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University; and a doctor of musical arts degree in orchestral conducting from the Eastman School of Music.

Peter Folliard

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