W&L's Kolman on WMRA's "Virginia Insight"

Barry Kolman, Professor of Music, Washington and Lee University

Barry Kolman

Barry Kolman, professor of music at Washington and Lee University, appeared on NPR affiliate WMRA's "Virginia Insight" show at 3 p.m. today, Thursday, March 14, to discuss the healing power of music.

Kolman's 13-year-old daughter Emmanuela (Mano) has autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and learning music has brought about dramatic changes in her life.

Kolman was accompanied by his wife, Grace Kolman, a counselor and doctoral student in counseling and supervision at James Madison University. Another guest was Kate Tamarkin, a specialist in therapeutic music, musician-in-residence at the University of Virginia Medical Center and music director and conductor of the Charlottesville and University Symphony Orchestra.

Barry Kolman also conducts the University-Shenandoah Symphony Orchestra (USSO) and is a frequent guest conductor of orchestras around the world. He is the author of the book "The Language of Music Revealed."

Listen to the program below:


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