Ortiguera fiddles around for FBC’s JOY group

Published 2:26 am Saturday, May 30, 2009

The First Baptist Church of Demopolis’s senior adult group and a few others were treated to a special concert Thursday morning.

The Just Older Youth enjoyed a recital of the violin played by Joe Ortiguera, who was accompanied by the piano by Roselyn Waldrop and a performance by pianist Kayley Cook.

Ed Rush, the director for the group, was pleased with the response and the turnout of all who came to hear the musicians play.

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Ortiguera, who is a graduate music student at the University of Alabama, was more than happy to play. In fact, it was his idea.

“Since the first time I came here, everyone’s been so nice,” said Ortiguera.

“I really appreciated all of the opportunities, and I felt that this is how I could give back.”