Wind Ensemble featured in magazine
A photo of the University Wind Ensemble on tour in Egypt was displayed in the October issue of Teaching Music, a national magazine published by the National Asscoation for Music Education (MENC). An interview with Professor Barry Kolman, director of the University Wind Esnemble and the University-Shenandoah Symphony Orchestra was published in the same issue.
Featured Alumnus - Elizabeth Cameron, '07
Elizabeth Cameron, '07

Elizabeth Cameron, '07, was a founding member of the Colonnade String Quartet. She was a cellist in the University-Shenandoah Symphony Orchestra and played in various chamber ensembles. Elizabeth graduated with a degree in European history and is attending graduate school in nursing.

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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
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Current Students
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Washington and Lee University
Department of Music
Lexington, VA 24450-0303

Featured Concert

A Mahler Tribute to John Wilson

Sat., Feb. 3, 2007
The USSO honored John Wilson with one of his favorites, Mahler’s Symphony No. 5.

University-Shenandoah Symphony Orchestra conducted by Barry Kolman


Today's Music Birthdays

  Samuel Aaron Bell (1921)
  Johnny Griffin (1928)
  Joe Henderson (1937)
  Barbra Streisand (1942)