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Music Department Open House - 10/20/2017

  • 10/20/2017 8:00 a.m.
We invite you to experience the acclaimed Whitworth music program at our open house event. This event features sessions with our professors that will give you an overview of classes, careers, ensembles and touring opportunities within the Whitworth Music Department. Plus, you’ll get to explore the new Cowles Music Center – beautiful, modern and tailored to support students.
Music Building
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Michelle Hannaford, (509) 777-4847 or mhannaford@whitworth.edu

Faculty Composers Concert - 10/22/2017

  • 10/22/2017 8:00 p.m.
Join us for a faculty composer’s concert featuring original compositions by Brent Edstrom, Thomas Shook, Michael Young and others. Various music faculty will perform the music. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

EWMEA Jazz Festival - 11/1/2017

  • 11/1/2017 8:00 a.m.
The Whitworth Music Department hosts the EWMEA Jazz Festival for area middle schools and high school jazz bands. The event is free & open to the public.
Cowles Auditorium Main Stage
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Jazz clinic with Ellis Marsalis - 11/3/2017

  • 11/3/2017 5:15 p.m.
Jazz clinic with Ellis Marsalis. This event is free & open to the public. All middle school & high school students who attend the clinic will be given a free ticket to the concert on November 4. STUDENTS SHOULD NOT BRING THEIR INSTRUMENTS TO THE CLINIC.
Cowles Auditorium Main Stage
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Jazz Concert with Ellis Marsalis, Jazz Piano - 11/4/2017

  • 11/4/2017 8:00 p.m.
Legendary jazz pianist, Ellis Marsalis, will be the featured guest artist for the 29th annual Whitworth Guest Artist Jazz Concert. Tickets are available at www.whitworth.edu/musictickets - $20 General admission, $15 Students/Seniors 62+. Unsold tickets will be available for purchase at the door prior to the performance.
Cowles Auditorium Main stage
$20
$15
Michelle Hannaford, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

WSMTA District 7 Conference - 11/4/2017

  • 11/4/2017 8:00 a.m.
Washington State District 7 Music Teacher Association Conference. This event is not open to the public.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Michelle Hannaford, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Jazz Combo Concert - 11/8/2017

  • 11/8/2017 8:00 p.m.
Student jazz combo concert featuring various tunes. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Peter Underhill Composition Recital - 11/10/2017

  • 11/10/2017 8:00 p.m.
Student recital featuring original compositions performed by student musicians.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Emily Derby & Maura Schaefer Voice Recital - 11/11/2017

  • 11/11/2017 8:00 p.m.
Student voice recital featuring works by Schubert, Hahn, Debussy, Bizet, and more.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

String Ensemble Concert - 11/11/2017

  • 11/11/2017 6:00 p.m.
Come and hear the inaugural concert of the exciting and newly formed Whitworth String Ensemble. This all-star group of classically-trained crossover musicians will perform an innovative mix of Popular music, Argentinian Tangos, and classical selections in a casual atmosphere. The emphasis is on fun and entertainment, with a little bit of seriousness thrown in for a complete concert experience. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Storm Rehearsal Room 122
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Wind Symphony Fall Concert - 11/12/2017

  • 11/12/2017 3:00 p.m.
Whitworth Wind Symphony presents their fall concert. General admission is $5.00 and students/seniors (62-plus) are free.
Cowles Auditorium Main Stage
$5
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Concert Band & Jazz II Fall Concert - 11/14/2017

  • 11/14/2017 8:00 p.m.
Concert Band & Jazz II Fall Concert. This event is free and open to the public.
Cowles Auditorium Main Stage
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Jazz Combo Concert - 11/16/2017

  • 11/16/2017 8:00 p.m.
Student jazz combo concert featuring various tunes. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Composition Forum - 11/17/2017

  • 11/17/2017 3:00 p.m.
Opportunity for Student composers to share their work and hear their pieces performed live by student musicians. Workshop format, open to the public and free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert - 11/18/2017

  • 11/18/2017 3:00 p.m.
Whitworth Symphony Orchestra presents their fall concert. General admission is $5.00 and students/seniors (62-plus) are free.
Cowles Auditorium Main Stage
$5
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Madison Artis Trombone Recital - 11/19/2017

  • 11/19/2017 6:00 p.m.
Student trombone recital. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Voice Area Recital - 11/28/2017

  • 11/28/2017 8:00 p.m.
Select students from the vocal studios of Dr. Miller, Dr. Porter and Susan Windham will perform various selections for your enjoyment. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

String Area Recital - 11/29/2017

  • 11/29/2017 7:00 p.m.
Select students from the string studios of Philip Baldwin, Roberta Bottelli, Angela Mitchell, Patrick McNally, and Jason Moody will perform various selections for your enjoyment. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Jessica Curtis Student Recital - 12/1/2017

  • 12/1/2017 8:00 p.m.
Pieces being performed are: Hillandale Waltzes by Victor Babin Solo de Concours by Henri Raband Bassoon Concerto in d minor by Antonio Vivaldi 2 Movements for Bass Clarinet and Piano by Schappais
Music Building Myhre Recital Hall
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Michelle Hannaford, (509) 777-4847 or mhannaford@whitworth.edu

Christmas Festival Concert - Seattle, WA - 12/2/2017

  • 12/2/2017 7:30 p.m.
  • 12/3/2017 2:00 p.m.
Annual Christmas Festival Concert featuring Whitworth Choir, Women's Choir, Men's Chorus, and student instrumentalists. Tickets will be available at www.whitworth.edu/musictickets after November 1, 2017. Unsold tickets will be available for purchase at the door prior to the concert. Church address is: 1013 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
Sanctuary First Presbyterian Church of Seattle
$20
$15
Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Christmas Festival Concert - Seattle, WA - 12/3/2017

  • 12/2/2017 7:30 p.m.
  • 12/3/2017 2:00 p.m.
Annual Christmas Festival Concert featuring Whitworth Choir, Women's Choir, Men's Chorus, and student instrumentalists. Tickets will be available at www.whitworth.edu/musictickets after November 1, 2017. Unsold tickets will be available for purchase at the door prior to the concert. Church address is: 1013 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
Sanctuary First Presbyterian Church of Seattle
$20
$15
Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Chamber Ensemble Concert - 12/4/2017

  • 12/4/2017 8:00 p.m.
Chamber ensemble concert featuring various ensembles and student musicians. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Chamber Ensemble Concert - 12/5/2017

  • 12/5/2017 8:00 p.m.
Chamber ensemble concert featuring string and percussion ensembles. Admission is free.
Music Building Ott-Knott Instrumental Rehearsal Room 119
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Gabriella Pastor Composition Recital - 12/6/2017

  • 12/6/2017 8:00 p.m.
Senior student composition recital. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Christmas Festival Concert - Spokane - 12/9/2017

  • 12/9/2017 8:00 p.m.
  • 12/10/2017 3:00 p.m.
Annual Christmas Festival Concert featuring Whitworth Choir, Women's Choir, Men's Chorus and student instrumentalists. Tickets can be purchased at www.martinwoldsontheater.com or by calling 509.624.1200 after November 1, 2017. Unsold tickets will be available for purchase at the door prior to the concert. Martin Woldson Theater address is: 1001 W. Sprague, Spokane, WA 99201.
Martin Woldson Theaterat the FOX
$20
$15
Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Christmas Festival Concert - Spokane - 12/10/2017

  • 12/9/2017 8:00 p.m.
  • 12/10/2017 3:00 p.m.
Annual Christmas Festival Concert featuring Whitworth Choir, Women's Choir, Men's Chorus and student instrumentalists. Tickets can be purchased at www.martinwoldsontheater.com or by calling 509.624.1200 after November 1, 2017. Unsold tickets will be available for purchase at the door prior to the concert. Martin Woldson Theater address is: 1001 W. Sprague, Spokane, WA 99201.
Martin Woldson Theaterat the FOX
$20
$15
Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Taylor Heath Percussion Recital - 12/10/2017

  • 12/10/2017 8:00 p.m.
A diverse program of percussion literature, in mediums such as marimba, multiple percussion and timpani. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Chamber Ensemble Concert - 12/11/2017

  • 12/11/2017 8:00 p.m.
Chamber ensemble concert featuring various ensembles and student musicians. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Viva Viola! 2018 - 1/13/2018

  • 1/13/2018 9:00 a.m.
This workshop is an opportunity for violists and violinists of all levels to explore and celebrate the world of the viola. Viva Viola! 2018 is open to viola and violin students, middle-school to adults of all levels (Membership in the Spokane Youth Symphony is NOT required for participation.) Plan to come and be inspired about this amazing instrument by participating in group ensembles, a master class (for a limited number of advanced players), a lecture/demonstration by a world-class violist and participation in a final performance. Make plans to attend!
Music Building
Michelle Hannaford, (509) 777-4847 or mhannaford@whitworth.edu

Choirs Valentine's Day Concert - 2/12/2018

  • 2/12/2018 8:00 p.m.
This event is FREE and open to the public.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Michelle Hannaford, (509) 777-4847 or mhannaford@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert - 3/3/2018

  • 3/3/2018 3:00 p.m.
Concert will feature winners of the Whitworth Concerto Competition.
St. Luke Lutheran Church
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

SMTA State Recitalist Competition - 3/4/2018

  • 3/4/2018 AllDay
Washington State Music Teachers Association—Affiliated with Music Teachers National Association Follow the link for the WSMTA State Recital Competition Instructions
Music Building Recital Hall
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Michelle Hannaford, (509) 777-4847 or mhannaford@whitworth.edu

Andrew Peltonen Jazz Saxophone Recital - 3/11/2018

  • 3/11/2018 8:00 p.m.
Student jazz saxophone recital. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Andrew Savage Trombone Recital - 3/18/2018

  • 3/18/2018 7:00 p.m.
Student trombone recital. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Jazz Combo Concert - 4/10/2018

  • 4/10/2018 8:00 p.m.
Student jazz combo concert featuring various tunes. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Taylor Williams Senior Voice Recital - 4/14/2018

  • 4/14/2018 3:00 p.m.
Student senior voice recital. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Lane King & Grant Rees Classical Guitar Recital - 4/14/2018

  • 4/14/2018 8:00 p.m.
Student classical guitar recital. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Jazz Combo Concert - 4/18/2018

  • 4/18/2018 8:00 p.m.
Student jazz combo concert featuring various tunes. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Peter Underhill Senior Piano Recital - 4/21/2018

  • 4/21/2018 3:00 p.m.
Student senior piano recital featuring the music of Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Berg. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Jansen Leggett Jazz Percussion Recital - 4/21/2018

  • 4/21/2018 8:00 p.m.
Student jazz percussion recital featuring music by Milt Jackson, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Andy Norell and Thelonious Monk. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Luke Verst Violin & Sophia Ridgeway Viola Recital - 4/22/2018

  • 4/22/2018 6:00 p.m.
Shared student string recital featuring Mendelssohn violin concerto, Bach partita No. 2 etc. iaccona, Brahms Eb viola sonata and Bartok viola concerto mvt. II-III. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Concert Band Spring Concert - 4/24/2018

  • 4/24/2018 8:00 p.m.
Whitworth Concert Band presents their Spring Concert. Admission is free.
Cowles Auditorium Main Stage
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Men's Chorus "Spring Sing" Concert - 4/25/2018

  • 4/25/2018 8:00 p.m.
Whitworth Men’s Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Marc Hafso, present their annual spring concert. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Choral Rehearsal Room 122
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Wind Symphony Spring Concert - 4/27/2018

  • 4/27/2018 8:00 p.m.
The Whitworth Wind Symphony presents their spring concert at The Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX, (1001 W. Sprague Ave.) Admission is $7.00 General Admission, $5.00 Seniors (62+) and ALL students are free with school ID. Tickets are available from the Fox box office by calling 509-624-1200 and will be available for purchase at the door.
Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX
$7.00
$5.00
Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Jacqueline Southwick Piano Recital - 4/28/2018

  • 4/28/2018 4:00 p.m.
Student piano recital featuring Bach Partita No.5, Beethoven Sonata Op. 26, Ravel Jeux D'eau, Chopin Ballade No.4 F Minor. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Denin Koch Senior Jazz Guitar Recital - 4/28/2018

  • 4/28/2018 8:00 p.m.
Student senior jazz guitar recital featuring a combination of jazz standards and original compositions. Includes two new pieces for jazz guitar and small orchestra. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Women's Spring Choir Concert - 4/29/2018

  • 4/29/2018 3:00 p.m.
The Whitworth Women's Choir will perform their spring concert at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave, Spokane, WA. Admission is free.
St. Marks's Lutheran Church
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Voice Area Recital - 5/1/2018

  • 5/1/2018 8:00 p.m.
Select students from the vocal studios of Dr. Miller, Dr. Porter and Susan Windham will perform various selections for your enjoyment. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Composition Forum - 5/4/2018

  • 5/4/2018 3:00 p.m.
Opportunity for Student composers to share their work and hear their pieces performed live by student musicians. Workshop format, open to the public and free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Choir Spring Concert - 5/4/2018

  • 5/4/2018 8:00 p.m.
The Whitworth Choir presents their spring concert at The Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX, (1001 W. Sprague Ave.) Admission is $7.00 General Admission, $5.00 Seniors (62+) and ALL students are free with school ID. Tickets are available from the Fox box office by calling 509-624-1200 and will be available for purchase at the door.
Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX
$7.00
$5.00
Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert - 5/6/2018

  • 5/6/2018 4:00 p.m.
The Whitworth Symphony Orchestra presents their spring concert at The Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX, (1001 W. Sprague Ave.) Admission is $7.00 General Admission, $5.00 Seniors (62+) and ALL students are free with school ID. Tickets are available from the Fox box office by calling 509-624-1200 and will be available for purchase at the door.
Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX
$7
$5
Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Chamber Ensemble Concert - 5/7/2018

  • 5/7/2018 8:00 p.m.
Chamber ensemble concert featuring various ensembles and student musicians. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

String Ensemble Concert - 5/9/2018

  • 5/9/2018 8:00 p.m.
This concert is free and open to the public.
Music Building
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Michelle Hananford, (509) 777-4847 or mhannaford@whitworth.edu

Hannah Fulton Compositon Recital - 5/12/2018

  • 5/12/2018 3:00 p.m.
Student senior composition recital featuring original compositions with student performers. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Chamber Ensemble Concert - 5/13/2018

  • 5/13/2018 8:00 p.m.
Chamber ensemble concert featuring various ensembles and student musicians. Admission is free.
Music Building Ott-Knott Instrumental Rehearsal Room 119
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Chamber Ensemble Concert - 5/14/2018

  • 5/14/2018 8:00 p.m.
Chamber ensemble concert featuring various ensembles and student musicians. Admission is free.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu

Senior Commencement Recital - 5/19/2018

  • 5/19/2018 3:00 p.m.
Graduating music students perform a recital for family and friends. After the recital join us on Main Street in the Music Building for a reception.
Seeley G. Mudd Chapel Sanctuary
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or lswegle@whitworth.edu