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From the Studio: Ballet dancer Harris Kahler

Spokane Public Radio

With the recent national conversation about giving respect to boys who dance, Verne's interview today with ballet dancer Harris Kahler and his mother Erika was particularly timely. Harris, 17, has been dancing for six years and will start school at the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan this week. His goal is to become a professional dancer. A Go Fund Me page is set up to help him with the next phase of that goal. 

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.