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From the Studio: Spokane Choral Artists presents "Brahms Requiem"


Artistic director of Spokane Chorale Artists, Max Mendez, visited with Verne in our studio this morning to talk about the upcoming Spokane Choral Artists concert presenting Johannes Brahms' "Ein Deutsches Requiem".  Audiences have two chances to see this performance.  First on Friday, November 4 at 7:30pm at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Spokane and then on Saturday, November 5 at 7:30pm at Coeur d'Alene First Presbyterian Church.  More information and tickets available at

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.