Spokane Area Youth Choirs

Jaci (Jaclin) Cummings stopped by to talk with Verne about her new role as artistic director of Spokane Area Youth Choirs. Jaci, who recently moved to Spokane with her husband, also a professional singer, and their two daughters, has taught choral music at all levels. Spokane Area Youth Choirs, founded in 1987 as the Spokane Area Children's Chorus, includes young singers between the ages of 7 and 18.

It was a busy Friday morning of interviews in the KPBX studio.  To start off, Verne chatted with Phil Baldwin, who is the conductor of the Spokane Youth Symphony.  Phil talked about the upcoming youth orchestra season, including their opening concert on Sunday, November 6th at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.  The Spokane Youth Symphony is the top high school youth orchestra in Spokane, but there are three other groups for varying ages and levels of young orchestral musicians.  Dr.