The Spire Series
The Spire Series 2019-2020 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.
August Mini Series
RACHEL JONES, french horn
Ms. Jones is a hornist with the Maryland National Guard Band and a 2018 alumna of the Peabody Conservatory. Her program will feature familiar hymns and marches, including the Washington Post March by John Philip Sousa,
Wayfaring Stranger, Just a Closer Walk with Thee, Amazing Grace, Nocturno by Franz Strauss and Dream of the Rhinoceros by Trygve Madsen.
August 12 - Baltimore Rising Artist Recital!
LAUREN EDWARDS, violin
GWENDOLINE HOCH, piano
IMOGEN HOCH, violin
The program will include The Swan from Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns, and Allegro non troppo from Symphonie espagnole by Édouard Lalo.
TYRONE PAGE JR., saxophone
Mr. Page is Director of Bands in the Howard County School System and Conductor of the Peabody Wind Band at the Peabody Preparatory. His program will include works from Mellits, Zoulek and Bach.
ZANE FORSHEE, classical guitar
“Zane Forshee is one of his generation’s finest guitarists. He plays with a beautiful tone and virtuoso technique.” -Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine
Mr. Forshee’s program will feature Four at III and My Name is Red by Ronald Pearl, Fantasy P.7 by John Dowland and Round Midnight by Thelonius Monk.’