On Thursday, December 14, stay warm at Tryon Palace and listen to an enthralling performance by pianist Sharyn Edwards, a native of Asheville, North Carolina. Hear some of your holiday favorites and classical compositions.
Dr. Edwards has concertized extensively throughout the Carolinas and Southeastern United States in solo and chamber music recitals. In 1999, she made her New York debut at Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall and her first CD was released on the Musikus Label featuring selections by Scarlatti, Haydn, Debussy, Liszt and Schumann. During 1989-91 she was a Touring Artist with the North Carolina Touring Artist Roster. Other concerts include a successful tour in Russia in 2001 where she performed at the Grand Palace in Peterhof, the Rimsky Korsakov Conservatory in St. Petersburg and the Igor Stravinsky School of Art and Music in Lomonosov, and in 2013 she returned to Russia to perform at Peterhof and the Igor Stravinsky Museum in Lomonosov.
Dr. Edwards holds the Doctorate of Music Degree in Piano Performance from the University of South Carolina where she studied with the renowned Raymond Dudley and John Adams. She earned the Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance at the University of Kentucky where she studied with James Bonn, and the Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance as a student of Dr. John P. Adams at Mars Hill University.
Christmas and Classics, A Concert by Pianist Sharyn Edwards is an installment of the Tryon Palace Performing Arts Series.
Adult $12; Youth $6;
Foundation: Adult $10; Youth $5