Dr. Alfredo Colman

Associate Professor of Musicology/Ethnomusicology
School of Music
One Bear Place #97408
Waco TX 76798-7408
Phone: (254) 710-3597
Fax: (254) 710-1191

Alfredo Colman is Associate Professor in Musicology/Ethnomusicology at Baylor University. Before coming to Baylor, he served as music lecturer at Southwestern University, the University of Texas at Austin, and at the Universidad Evangélica del Paraguay. He received his education at Belmont University (BM), Baylor University (MM), and the University of Texas (Ph.D.). In 2012 he was recipient of the Belmont Encore Award, and in 2014 he was named Baylor Centennial Professor. Colman has authored The Paraguayan Harp: from Colonial Transplant to National Emblem (2015), co-authored Thomas Robinson's New Citharen Lessons, 1609 (1997), and published articles in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Latin American Music Review, the Folk Harp Journal, and College Music Symposium. As a collaborative harpsichordist and pianist, Colman has performed in Asunción, Austin, Dallas, Nashville, and San Juan; and along with Austin-based pianist Maimy Fong, he has formed Doppio, a duo ensemble devoted to the performance of traditional and non-traditional works for one and two pianos.

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