Jonathan Spivey, resident pianist of the Sarasota Orchestra, holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. A national finalist in the Music Teachers’ National Association Auditions, his concert appearances include Long Island; Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall; Melbourne (Florida); Trondheim, Norway; Stockholm, Sweden; and Seoul, Korea.
Dr. Spivey has been the pianist of the New Artists Piano Quartet of the Florida West Coast Symphony since 1991, and is a founding member of the Arioso Trio in Tampa. He has collaborated with several faculty members of the Sarasota Music Festival, where he has been on the associate piano faculty since 1992. A recording of Jonathan Spivey with the Amici Chamber Players was released in 2005 by Albany Records. He serves as Organist at Pine Shores Presbyterian Church in Sarasota, where he lives with wife, Yoko, and two children, Sebastian and Olympia.