From The Studio

Interviews and performances from inside the KPBX studio. Please click the headline for expanded text and/or audio.

Spokane Public Radio

Some cast and crew members from the Lake City Play House production of "A Chorus Line" visited the SPR studio. The production will run from September 7th - September 23rd. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM.

More information is available at Lake City Play House's website

Spokane Public Radio

Mara Winter plays  flutes inspired by the 16th Century while visiting the Spokane Public Radio performance studio. 

Spokane Arts presents the first-ever Spokane Theater-fest which offers a free preview of 2018 - 2019 shows. 

Melissa Huggins, Executive Director of Spokane Arts, speaks with Verne today abotu the upcoming shows and activities that will be featured at this year's event. 

More information is available at Spokane Theater Fest website

Spokane Public Radio

Pianist/Composer  Hsia Jung Chang meets with Verne in the KPBX studio this morning with fellow musician, Ho Lan Chang in anticipation of their upcoming concert. 

Hsia Jung will be performing a solo recital at 4:00 PM on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at the Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Dr., Spokane, WA. 

Spokane Public Radio

Jan Pellant, new Artistic Director and Conductor of the Coeur d'Alene Symphony met with Verne in the studio for the first time since being selected for his role. 

Jill Cathey, Coeur d'Alene Symphony prinicpal oboist  joins Maestro Pellant in anticipation of the upcoming Labor Day Concert in Coeur d'Alene City Park

1:00 PM, September 3rd, 2018, Coeur d'Alene City Park, Coeur d'Alene, ID. 

Spokane Public Radio

Randy Hathaway, composer and classical guitarist visits the KPBX studio and shares pieces from his album Classical Guitar in America

More information is available at Randy Hathaway's website.

Spokane Public Radio

Janet Phang speaks with Verne in the KPBX studio in anticipation of  this weekend's performance with the Spokane Symphony at the Festival at Sandpoint. 

In this audio recording Phang plays two pieces:

1. the third movement of Piano Sonata No.3 by Alexander Scriabin 

2. Earl Wild's transcription of George Gershwin's Embraceable You

On Sunday, August 12, 2018 Phang will perform the last movemenet of Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2 with the Spokane Symphony at the finale concert of the 2018 Festival at Sandpoint in Sandpoint, Idaho.