An NPR member station
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Concerts of the Week: February

February 2, 2015 
Boise Philharmonic Classics Concert: Timpani
Music of Tchaikovsky, Richard Strauss and Russell Peck

February 9, 2015
Spokane Symphony Classics Concert: Tchaikovsky

Music of Tchaikovsky, Sibelius and Theofanidis

February 16, 2015
Valley Chamber Music Festival
Winter Concert highlights

February 23, 2015
Spokane Symphony's Chamber Soirée
at the Spokane Club
Selections TBA

After more than 25 years of teaching music, theater and English in San Francisco schools, Jim relocated to Spokane in 1995 to become organist/music director for St. Augustine Parish on the South Hill. Since around 2004, with the help and patience of Verne Windham, he has been able to realize his long-standing dream of doing radio. Jim specializes in classical music, but also can do the occasional jazz show. Jim and his wife, Carol, fill their free time caring for llamas, rabbits and chickens after having watched their two children grow up and leave the nest.
Verne Windham got his start at Spokane Public Radio 20 years ago. “I came in to complain and they hired me.” He’s now the Program Director, as well as the host of Morning Classical and Concert of the Week. When choosing music for Morning Classical, Verne likes to keep the agenda as broadly defined as possible. For Concert of the Week, he focuses on the best of recent local performances, mostly classical in nature. For many years, Verne was also the conductor of the Spokane Youth Orchestra. He enjoys gardening, his vintage car and playing French horn.
Related Content