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Whitworth University Wind Symphony to Perform "Sea-Blue-Circuitry" at the Fox

October 18, 2019
The acclaimed Whitworth University Wind Symphony, under the direction of Richard Strauch, presents American composer Mason Bates’ exciting work for winds, Sea-Blue Circuitry, Sunday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m. at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.

The program includes works by J.S. Bach, Oscar Navarro, Percy Grainger and Fisher Tull. In addition, the ensemble will feature soprano Veronica Scafidi in a performance of Eric Whitacre’s Goodnight Moon.

The Whitworth Wind Symphony is one of the outstanding college bands in the northwestern United States. Since 1999, the ensemble has appeared in concert at numerous music conferences, including those of the Washington Music Educators Association, the Northwest Division of the National Association for Music Education, and the Western/Northwestern Division of the College Band Directors National Association. It has also toured throughout the western United States and in Hawaii, Costa Rica and Thailand.

Tickets are $7/general admission; $5/seniors (62-plus) and students without I.D.; free for students with I.D. To purchase tickets: or (509) 624-1200.

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.


Ann Marie Ross, music tours coordinator, Whitworth University, (509) 777-4847 or

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