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Trumpet instructor’s new album expands on soundscapes

Victor Haskins, instructor of trumpet and director of the Jazz Ensemble at William & Mary, would like listeners to experience music as a story, picture or emotion that can’t be limited to being called jazz — or even music.

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Pocket full of sunshine

Pocket Sun '13 is changing venture capital. And she's only 27.

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Fall Tack Lecture rescheduled for Oct. 9

The Tack Faculty Lecture on Oct. 9 will be delivered by Anne Rasmussen, professor of music and ethnomusicology and the Bickers Professor of Middle Eastern studies at William & Mary. She'll strip away the many misconceptions Westerners hold about music, women and the Muslim world.

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Celebrate 100 years of coeducation at William & Mary

This school year marks the 100th anniversary of William & Mary becoming the first public coeducational university in the commonwealth. The university is celebrating with a series of special events.

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Canceled: Virginia Symphony Orchestra concert at W&M

Due to the possibility of severe weather this evening, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra concert at William & Mary’s Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka has been canceled.

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W&M Wind Ensemble performs in England, Scotland

As part of a May trip emphasizing cultural exchange, William & Mary's Wind Ensemble toured sites and learned about educational opportunities while performing in England and Scotland.

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Students build awareness of local refugee community

Continuing to try to make students more aware of refugees in the local community, W&M music Professor Anne Rasmussen and her Middle Eastern Music Ensemble will host a benefit concert April 21 at the Kimball Theatre.

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More events honor 50 years of black students at W&M

William & Mary continues to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first African-American students in residence with special events, performances, exhibitions and guest speakers.

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Performances, music and art fill a busy spring of arts at W&M

The Muscarelle Museum of Art will present "In the Light of Caravaggio: Dutch and Flemish Paintings from Southeastern Museums" as the new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.

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This is your brain on Christmas music

Brian Rabinovitz is a neuroscientist who focuses on how the brain processes music. His specialty is memory, what makes us remember songs and what makes some songs impossible to forget.