Dr. Peter Folliard
Dr. Peter Folliard serves as the inaugural Dean of the Augustana School of Music at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he leads a faculty of 42 music educators in developing programming that prepares students for success in music in a digital world.
Folliard has held professional conducting positions with The US Air Force Band and Symphony Orchestra, and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. He has produced over thirty classical/jazz/chamber music albums, and is the author of The Bach Initiative, published by GIA Music Inc.
Folliard received his undergraduate degrees in music education and instrumental performance from the University of North Texas, master’s degrees in instrumental performance and conducting at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and Doctor of Musical Arts degree in orchestral conducting at the Eastman School of Music.