The Spokane Symphony Orchestra is the anchor tenant of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Continuing a long tradition as the largest and most active professional performing arts organization in the Inland Pacific Northwest, 2010-2011 Season marked its 63rd year. The 70-piece professional orchestra performs for more than 150,000 listeners each season and provides a wide variety of exceptional educational experiences. The orchestra presents critically acclaimed performances featuring some of the world's most respected soloists. The East German-born conductor Eckart Preu, the orchestra’s outstanding Music Director who has taken the SSO to the next level of artistic achievement, has called the Theater the “Stradivarius of concert halls.” He is assisted by Resident Conductor Morihiko Nakahara.
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Dating back to 1889, Gonzaga University has a long and truly outstanding tradition in the formal study of music. The music program at Gonzaga integrates liberal arts learning with a specialized competence in music. Our goal is to develop competent leaders in music, music education, and the arts. Gonzaga is the only Jesuit University on the West Coast that offers both a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Music Education.
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The Spokane String Quartet was founded in 1979 in order to bring live, professional chamber music performances to the Inland Northwest audience. For the past three decades, it has been the only chamber ensemble in Spokane to present regular concert series, including music from the standard string quartet repertoire, contemporary works, premieres by local composers and music from the Moldenhauer Archives.
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The Spokane Youth Symphony is a 60 year old regional institution that provides superior orchestral education and performance opportunities for the youth and citizens of the Inland Empire.
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Founded in 1890, Whitworth is a private, residential, liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Whitworth provides students with professional training in music and in-depth study of every aspect of this vital element of the liberal arts. Our music majors go on to prestigious graduate schools, exciting performance careers and successful teaching positions.
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