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From the Studio: Listen to Your Mother

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Listen to Your Mother is a live, staged event featuring local people reading original essays about mothering. Today, producers/directors Elise Raimi and Stacey Conner talked with Verne about the show which takes place on Mother's Day, May 14, 2017. Auditions for this year's show will be on March 4. Visit Listen To Your Mother for details.

Today's broadcast featured essays from the 2016 Listen To Your Mother show by Essie Stutzman, Ann Marie Patel and Betsy Moe.

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.