Morning Classical

Day Three of Symphony Week at Spokane Public Radio is about music education and family engagement. Associate conductor Jorge Luis Uzcategui explained the Music Innovates program, joined by parent and school secretary Seth Sakuma with son 6th-grade son and oboist Abraham Sakuma. Symphony members and leaders, Bethany Schoeff and Dan Cotter (also husband and wife) talked about innovative programs for the whole family. 

Phyllis Silver interviewed pianist Greg Presley about his experiences working as a staff accompanist for dancer and choreographer Martha Graham.

Spokane Civic Theatre Academy will present the musical Wanda's World opening July 21, 2017.  Director Preston Loomer, cast members Molly Mickey and Jillian Selley and Civic Theatre artistic director Lenny Bart visited the KPBX studio to talk about the show and the Civic Theater's Academy educational programs.

Spokane Valley Summer Theatre's presents The Secret Garden opening July 21, 2017 at the CVHS Performing Arts Center.  This morning Verne talked with director Yvonne Johnson, music director David Brewster, and cast members Michael Muzatko, Andrea Olsen, Maitlin Toth, Christopher Tamayo and Noelle Fries, about the production and got a preview of several songs from the show.