Tag Archives: Music

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Girl with autism fights bullying with music

Barry Kolman, professor of music at Washington and Lee University, and his wife, Grace, are the authors of an op-ed that appears in the April 1, 2013, edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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

Barry Kolman, Professor of Music, Washington and Lee University

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

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W&L Music Professor Eases Daughter's Autism with Music

Washington and Lee music professor Barry Kolman and his daughter Emmanuela

Washington and Lee University music professor Barry Kolman examines the impact of learning the clarinet on a child with autism — his own child, Emmanuela.

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W&L's Kolman Publishes Book on How to Read, Write Music

Barry Kolman, professor of music at Washington and Lee, conducts a rehearsal of the University-Shenandoah Symphony Orchestra

Washington and Lee music professor Barry Kolman's first book, "The Language of Music Revealed," offers a new approach to teaching music theory.

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Generals of the Month for September Named

Rachel Pityk, Washington and Lee Class of 2013

Washington and Lee University students Rachel Pityk, Joni Deutsch and Taylor Gilfillan will be recognized as Generals of the Month for September.

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Graham Brothers Show Off Piano Talents on PBS

Washington and Lee alumni and brother piano duo Phillip '10, left, and David '07 Graham

Brothers David and Phillip Graham, both Washington and Lee alumni, have been performing concerts on dual pianos for the past seven years or so. On Friday night, July 13, at 9 p.m., PBS viewers in central Virginia will get a chance to watch the duo on a new program, "Studio Sessions with Rising Masters," on WCVE […]

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Critical Praise for CD by W&L's Vosbein

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The tradition of turning music from Broadway shows into jazz recordings is far from new. According to a recent piece in the Wall Street Journal, the first such example was 1944, when Charlie Spivak, a trumpeter and bandleader, turned "Porgy & Bess" into jazz. So Washington and Lee music professor Terry Vosbein was following in a honored […]

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Benamou Serving as Glynn Family Professor at W&L

Marc Benamou, Glynn Family Professor at Washington and Lee University

Marc Benamou, an ethnomusicologist and associate professor of music at Earlham College, in Indiana, is serving as the John and Barbara Glynn Family Professor at Washington and Lee University during the 2012 Spring Term. Benamou, who is teaching a new course in world music during the four-week term, specializes in gamelan music, a traditional form of music, […]

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2012 ChoralFest to Honor Composer and Conductor René Clausen

Rene Clausen

Washington and Lee University’s Department of Music will present the 2012 ChoralFest on March 28 and 29 to honor world-renowned composer and conductor René Clausen.

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Gordon Spice to Give Morris Professorship Inaugural Lecture

Gordon P. Spice, professor of music, Washington and Lee Universituy

Gordon P. Spice, professor of music at Washington and Lee University, will give the Edwin A. Morris Professorship Inaugural Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the concert hall of Wilson Hall. The title of Spice’s talk, which is free and open to the public, is “Words and Music: Creating a Synthesis.” During […]

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