EWU Music

Visiting our studio for the first time since 2015 is Dr. Andrés Jaramillo. After earning his Master's degree from EWU, Andrés moved to southern California to begin work on his doctorate at USC. He finished that degree last year and is resuming his teaching and concertizing careersAndrés is in Spokane for a series of recitals, and he dropped by to bring us up to date on developments in his life and, of course, to share some of his music with us.

KPBX Program – EWU Music Majors

The Piano Bench

11:00am – May 18, 2021



Vocalise (Arr. Adrian Mann)                                                                         Rachmaninoff

EWU Cello Ensemble

Grace Ahola (Sophomore-Composition/Cello Performance)

Gloria Miller (Freshman-Music Ed)

KPBX Program – EWU Music Majors

The Piano Bench

11:00am – April 13, 2021

Sonata K. 332 – II. Adagio (5’30”)                                       Mozart

Claire Wang, piano (Graduate Student)

Albumblätter (Album Leaves) Op. 39 (10’30”)                    Hans Sitt

I., Moderato – II. Andante sostenuto – IV. Allegro

Nicole Leach, viola (Graduate Student)

Claire Wang, piano (Graduate Student)

On the next Music That Matters, we welcome concert pianist, music educator, public speaker, goodwill ambassador, and much more, Dr. Jody Graves. We’ve got a wide-ranging conversation for you, plus generous samples of Jody’s playing, both as solo artist and, her favorite, collaborator with other fine musicians.

Spokane Public Radio

At 7:30 pm Wednesday, the Eastern Washington University Symphony Orchestra will perform the Mount Saint Helens Symphony in Showalter Auditorium on the Cheney campus. Verne talks with conductor Dr. John Marshall about the performance and the accompanying images commemorating the 40th anniversary of the eruption of Mount Saint Helens.

Spokane Public Radio

The Eastern Washington University Symphony Orchestra is offering two concerts this week.  The first, Wednesday at 7:30 pm in Showalter Hall on the Cheney campus, will feature student winners of the concerto competition and the Cheney High School String Orchestra. The second, Thursday at 7:30 pm at the Fox in downtown Spokane, is a showcase of American music performed by EWU faculty and students.

Spokane Public Radio

Composer Gary Edwards came for a chat in our studio today preceding the EWU Music Department's presentation of “Unfolding Creation: New Operas in Concert,” a recital in which excerpts from his work will be performed alongside those of other Pacific Northwest composers.

The concert will be at 7:30 PM this evening in the EWU Music Building.

Eastern Washington University

"A Baroque Celebration" featuring works by Vivaldi, Handel, Bach and Viadana will be performed at 7:30 tonight, November 20, in the Eastern Washington University Music Building Recital Hall on the Cheney campus. Students from the EWU String Orchestra gave Vern preview in the studio this morning. The program also will be offered at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 27, in Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral in downtown Spokane.  

The Brahamas, piano string quartet from Eastern Washington University performs in the studio featuring  Ethan Seid on violin, James Marshall on viola, Tim Gale on cello and Cristian Garcia on piano.

In these recordings the quartet is joined by coaches Jody Graves and John Marshall.

EWU String Orchestra Concert

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Music Building Recital Hall on Eastern Washington University Campus