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Lamont School of Music

Newman Center for the Performing Arts

Faculty & Staff

Woody Colahan

Woody Colahan

Adjunct Faculty, Musicology
Music & Performing Arts Reference Librarian

Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Room 440
[email protected]

Woody Colahan was born in New York City but has called Colorado home since 1978. He holds a bachelor of music in classical guitar performance and a master of arts in music theory, both from Lamont, as well as a master of library and information science from DU’s Morgridge School of Education. After completing his undergraduate degree, Woody served in the Peace Corps in Guinea, West Africa as a public health volunteer and then taught classical guitar for six years at Adams State College, University of Southern Colorado, Pikes Peak Community College and Pueblo Community College before joining the staff of the Bonfils-Stanton Music Library at Lamont. He is also a former member of Denver’s Balinese music ensemble, Gamelan Tunas Mekar.