Marlene Metz Hartzler, Music Director
Marlene’s deep passion and commitment to music inspire the NUUC Adult Choir every Sunday with their electric performances. She strives to create a meaningful atmosphere for worship with outstanding and exciting music.
Marlene is also the mother to two beautiful children, Prescott and Rosemary. She and her husband Bryan live in Galena and enjoy hobbies including pottery, organic gardening, telemark skiing, and cooking with tofu.
Wade Jones, Pianist
Wade Jones joined us as our congregation’s pianist in the fall of 2007. Wade has training in classical music from the conservatory at the University of Cincinnati. He also holds a degree in Jazz Studies from the Ohio State University. Most recently, Wade served as Interim Pianist at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus. He teaches private piano students, and enjoys composing jazz settings for traditional hymn tunes.