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The Whitworth Wind Symphony Presents "A Child’s Garden of Dreams" April 28

April 17, 2019
The Whitworth Wind Symphony presents its spring concert, A Child’s Garden of Dreams, on Sunday, April 28, at 3 p.m. at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. 

The symphony, conducted by Richard Strauch, Whitworth professor of music and director of the wind symphony, has appeared in concert at numerous regional conferences, including those presented by the Washington Music Educators Association and the Western/Northwestern region of the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA).

In February, the symphony was showcased at the CBDNA National Conference as one of the most outstanding small university bands in America.

The symphony will perform several pieces including Time Travels by Robert Thurston and A Child’s Garden of Dreams by David Maslanka.

Tickets can be purchased here or by calling 509.624.1200. Cost: adults $7; seniors (62-plus) $5; and all students are free with valid I.D. Unsold tickets will be available for purchase at the door prior to the concert.

Located in Spokane, Wash., Whitworth is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church. The university, which has an enrollment of more than 3,000 students, offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Loree Swegle, program coordinator, music department, Whitworth University, (509) 777-3280 or

Trisha coder, media relations manager, Whitworth University, (509) 777-4703 or