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From the Studio: Symphony Week 2017 - Day 1

Spokane Symphony Orchestra Exective Director, Jeff Vom Saal spoke with Verne this morning to give a season overview. Verne also spent some time with Timpanist, Meagan Gillis and Trumpet Player, Larry Jess.

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Interview with SSO Principal Timpanist, Meagan Gillis
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Interview with Principal Trumpet player, Larry Jess.

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.