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From the Studio: Spokane Valley Summer Theatre Presents "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story"

Opening this Friday and running for two weekends is Spokane Valley Summer Theatre's production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.  The feature is Dalen Gunn, playing Buddy of course, and he was joined in the studio by Christa LaVoie, who will play Maria Elena Holly.  They talked with Verne in the studio about the show and gave us a sneak peek of some of the songs as well.  Directed by Yvonne A.K. Johnson, the show opens this Friday, July 8th at 7:30pm at Central Valley High School Performing Arts Center.

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.