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Music to a closed country
Spring 2014

Keri McCarthy, an associate professor of music at WSU, traveled to Burma to bring reed instruments, and specifically her specialty the oboe, to the previously isolated nation.

Categories: Music
Tags: Musical instruments, Music education, Myanmar, Burma, Oboe

Spring 2011
You’ve enjoyed the cheese, but what do you do with a Cougar Gold can? John Elwood ’01 builds fine stringed instruments—dulcimers, mandolins, banjos, harpsichords— so using the iconic tin Categories: Music, Alumni
Tags: WSU Creamery, Musical instruments, Banjo, Cheese

Poised for playing
Fall 2009
Anyone who has taken music lessons has probably absorbed enough instructions about posture to feel like a raw recruit at basic training: Stand straight! Head up! Toes forward! Leah Jordan, who is starting her senior year at Washington State Unive...
Categories: Music
Tags: Posture, Musical instruments, Trumpet, Music education