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

"El Languaje de la Música, al Descubierto"

Barry Kolman, professor of music at Washington and Lee University, has published a Spanish language version of his acclaimed book "The Language of Music Revealed" (Universal Publishers, 2012).

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New Book by W&L's Kolman Explores History of American Wind Music

"The Origins and Early History of American Wind Music: Instrument Makers, Composers, Instructional Methods and Ensemble Performance"

Barry Kolman's new book, "The Origins and Early History of American Wind Music: Instrument Makers, Composers, Instructional Methods and Ensemble Performance," (Edwin Mellen Press, Sept. 2013) is the first volume to examine the earliest musical beginnings of the tradition of community bands in America during the half century following the American Revolution.

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Midnight Madness

Clock at midnight

Washington and Lee's University Singers held their first rehearsal of the 2013-14 academic year at the stroke of midnight.

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Renata Carlson and Taylor Maxey Joining JET Program in Japan

Taylor Maxey and Renata Carlson

W&L seniors Renata Carlson and Taylor Maxey have accepted the offer from the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program to work as assistant language teachers (ALT) in Japan.

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Composition by W&L's Vosbein Set for Carnegie Hall Premiere

Terry Vosbein

A new composition by Washington and Lee music professor Terry Vosbein will have its premiere later this month at Carnegie Hall. "Charleston Episodes," a new work for flute, bassoon and string trio, was commissioned by Chamber Music Charleston for the group's Carnegie Hall debut. The group will perform it in the Weill Recital Hall of […]

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CNN Health Features W&L's Barry Kolman

CNN Health featured the story of Washington and Lee University music professor Barry Kolman's experience teaching clarinet to his 13-year-old daughter, Emmanuela, and the impact those lessons have had on her autism.

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W&L Seniors Alicia Bishop, Scott Diamond Named Generals of the Month for April

Alicia Bishop, Washington and Lee Class of 2013

Washington and Lee University seniors Alicia Bishop and Scott Diamond were named the Generals of the Month for April.

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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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