We are a Community of Music…
“To the Master of music and loveliness: Praise, Power, Dominion Forever!”
-from Praise by Aidan Clarke
The Spire Series 2013-2014 Season
The Spire Series is committed to presenting both musical and visual artists and fostering community, while celebrating the unique space at First & Franklin Presbyterian Church. Receptions are an integral part of the programs, where the audience and artists meet and are treated as our honored guests.
A reception follows each program.
16 May 2014 - 8 p.m.
Dr. Joe Utterback, piano
"Utterback's style is incredibly varied...sophisticated and endlessly inventive."
"Utterback's solo, a Porgy & Bess medley full of pyrotechnics, brought down the house."
~Dorien News Review, Connecticut
Celebrated American jazz pianist, composer and recording artist "Dr. Joe" Utterback is a featured performer throughout the US. From the Tony Awards dinners in New York City to music festivals across the country, his high-energy piano jazz delights audiences. Joe infuses familiar blues, ballads, Broadway and jazz classics with a captivating, dynamic style.