Turner, Cynthia

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Cynthia Johnston Turner is an active conductor, festival adjudicator, and clinician, in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Canada. Before joining the Cornell faculty in the fall of 2004, she taught at the University of Rochester, where she directed the Wind Symphony and served as Director of Music at Parkside High School, Dundas, Canada. Earlier in her career Cynthia taught middle school beginning instrumental music in Toronto and choral music in Switzerland. She currently serves as a faculty member with the summer Performing Arts Institute at Pennsylvannia's Wyoming Seminary and as a guest conductor with the Syracuse Society of New Music and the Austrian Festival Orchestra in Salzburg


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    A Conversation with Cynthia Turner
    Turner, Cynthia; Colle, Royal D. (interviewer) (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-20)
    Professor Cynthia Turner tells about another piece to Cornell's global dimension that takes place in a service learning project in Costa Rica. In this July 2013 interview with Royal Colle, Professor Turner, a faculty member in the Music Department at Cornell, tells how students in the Cornell Wind Ensemble, beginning during the winter session of 2006, have played a major role in organizing music-related activities with young people in Costa Rica, including donating instruments to them that the Cornellians collect from various sources in preparation for the Costa Rica ventures. Professor Turner, who joined the Cornell faculty in 2004, is an active conductor, festival adjudicator and clinician in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Canada.