Kolman, Barry Araujo

Dr Barry Ara├║jo Kolman is currently professor of Music at Washington and Lee University. He teaches music fundamentals, conducting, clarinet, music methods, and conducts the Shenandoah Symphony Orchestra. He received his Ph.D. in Conducting from the University of Northern Colorado.

Origins and Early History of American Wind Music: Instrument Makers, Composers, Instructional Methods, and Ensemble Performance
2013 0-7734-4351-7
This book traces the origins of American Wind Music during the Federal Era specifically the instrumental instruction books called tutors that were published by American printers. The immense popularity of amateur music making in Federal America is apparent when one discovers the huge quantity of ensemble scores included in the tutors. These tutors mark the true beginning of indigenous instrumental ensemble music in America.