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Music That Matters, Op. 12: Camilla Wicks Remembered

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Opus 12 of Music That Matters remembers a pioneering concert artist and legendary teacher, Camilla Wicks. As a female musician she shone as a brilliant performer while breaking barriers, clearing the way for the current generation of women in music. As teacher she offered not only instruction in technique and interpretation, but also insights into music and the people who make it. We'll her from Camilla Wicks as performer through a sample of her recordings, and as teacher through the recollections of former Inland Northwest students Kelly Farris, Amanda Howard Phillips, Mick Wetzel, Stacy Wetzel, Meredith Arksey, and Kaitlin McSherry.

After more than 25 years of teaching music, theater and English in San Francisco schools, Jim relocated to Spokane in 1995 to become organist/music director for St. Augustine Parish on the South Hill. Since around 2004, with the help and patience of Verne Windham, he has been able to realize his long-standing dream of doing radio. Jim specializes in classical music, but also can do the occasional jazz show. Jim and his wife, Carol, fill their free time caring for llamas, rabbits and chickens after having watched their two children grow up and leave the nest.