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Dr. Sigurd Johnson

Director, Gold Star Athletic Bands

D.M.A., University of Memphis
M.M., Northwestern University
B.A., Concordia College

Dr. Warren Olfert

Director of Bands

Ph.D., Florida State University
M.M., University of Cincinnati
B.S., Bob Jones University (music education)

Warren D. Olfert is Director of Bands and Coordinator of Instrumental Music Education at North Dakota State University. His duties include conducting the NDSU Wind Symphony, teaching courses in conducting and music education (including student teacher supervision) and overseeing the graduate instrumental conducting area.