ProTools 101 offered Winter '12

The Department of Music announces MUS195 "Topics in Sound Technology" to be taught by Graham Spice in the Winter term. This semester's topic is the ProTools recording software and will include the official ProTools 101 certification exam. Various on-campus assignments are required. One section limited to seventeen students will be offered: MUS195-01 on Thursday at the H Hour. Permission required by instructor.

Featured Alumnus - Catherine Swan, '07

Catherine Swan, '07Catherine Swan, '07 received her BA in Music with a concentration in Theory/Composition. During her tenure at W&L, she also studied choral conducting, served as a student conductor of the University Chorus and Chamber Singers, and received K-12 licensure in music.

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Music @ Washington & Lee University

The W&L Music Department offers a music major leading to the B.A. in Music. Students can major in sequences including Musicology, Performance, or Theory/Composition. Participation in the Department's instrumental and choral ensembles along with private instruction for all instruments and voice is open to all W&L students for credit.

The Department offers numerous concerts each year including those by student ensembles, our Concert Guild series, and Sonoklect, the new music/jazz series. Performances are held in the state-of-the-art Wilson Concert Hall, which opened in August of 2006, and the Lenfest Center for the Performing Arts. Department Ensembles regularly tour the United States and Europe.

For a listing of upcoming concerts and events, please see our Performance Calendar.

Prospective Students
If you would like to receive more information on the Department please complete our online Request Information Form.
Current Students
View Leyburn Library's Music Resource Page for links to online music encyclopedias and indexes.
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Washington and Lee University
Department of Music
Lexington, VA 24450-0303

Featured Concert

University Chorus

"Vela! Asambeni Siyekhaya!" performed by the University Chorus on October 24, 2008 for Parents & Family Weekend


Today's Music Birthdays

  Clifford Jordan (1931)
  Horace Silver (1928)