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0000017b-f971-ddf0-a17b-fd73f3be0000For 25 years, KPBX Kids' Concerts have brought different genres of music and performances to generations of children. These family concerts are at the heart of the station's mission to provide music awareness and entertainment to our listening region, which compliments our on-air programming.Eight free one-hour concerts are held throughout the year at rotating venues. At each concert, attendees may be treated to a mix of music and historical information. Each KPBX Kids' Concert highlights a musical style. Past concerts have featured classical, jazz, big band, folk, bluegrass, latin, calypso, reggae, klezmer, rockabilly, and lots more.ALL KPBX KIDS' CONCERTS ARE FREE.

Musicfest Northwest 2017 Students In the KPBX Studio

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Selected students competing in the 2017 Musicfest Northwest Festival were invited by their adjudicators to perform live in the SPR Performance Studio on May 17, 18 and 19. These broadcasts took place during Classical Music with Verne Windham, between 10 a.m. and Noon.

These live broadcasts are made possible in part by KPBX Kids' Concert event donors Harvard Park Children's Learning Center North, Numerica Credit Union, and Rocket Bakeries.

Anyone could listen live on any KPBX frequency or the Listen Live stream. The performances are also collected onto the From the Studio podcast in half-hour bits, with links below.

WEDNESDAY
10 a.m.  |  10:30 a.m.  |  11 a.m.  |  11:30 a.m.

THURSDAY
10 a.m. | 10:30 a.m.11 a.m.  |  11:30 a.m.

FRIDAY
10 a.m. | 10:30 a.m.11 a.m.  |  11:30 a.m.

Students of classical music and ballet come from all over the West Coast and Inland Northwest to play for renowned adjudicators in competitive and noncompetitive capacities at Musicfest Northwest.

Students may perform in multiple classes and categories, ranging in age from elementary through young artist. While Musicfest includes a variety of music and dance divisions, KPBX limits its broadcast to the brass, flute, guitar, piano, reed, string, and voice groups.

Thanks to Peggy Smith of Musicfest Northwest, Hearn Brothers Printing, Piano Technicians Guild of Spokane, Jim Tevenan, Bill Wright, and the SPR Volunteers for helping prepare for this special broadcast!