All music is a mixture of horizontal and vertical elements. The horizontal elements are those that take shape over time as we listen to a musical passage from beginning to end. At the previous concert of the Spokane Symphony, we heard mu
On the auspicious date of the “harmonic convergence” of 1987, Helen and Leonard Byrne began their married life amid harmonies of a different kind altogether.
Nearly half of the Spokane Symphony is composed of married couples; the majori
If you’ve been to the symphony before, you’ve likely heard your fair share of violin and piano soloists, perhaps a few cellos. But a trumpet? Joining the Spokane Symphony Orchestra this weekend, Allen Vizzutti, a proud Montanan and world
International modern swing groups like Caravan Palace and Parov Stelar have been drawing the attention of music and dance lovers worldwide for the last decade, and, as we enter the sure-to-be-termed “Roaring 2020’s,” it’s about time for
Between teaching and performing with the Spokane Symphony, David Armstrong, assistant principal second violin, has spent his limited free time pursuing orchestral arrangement and composition, a musical hobby dating back to his college da