If there’s one thing as black and white as the keys dancing under pianist Andrew Tyson‘s fingers, it’s the young artist’s success. At just 29 years old, Tyson inspires global audiences with his “commanding and expressive performances, replete with imaginative interpretations,” according to his online bio. The Durham native has been featured as a soloist with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the Colorado Symphony, the National Orchestra of Belgium and the Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, among many others, accumulating an impressive roster of accolades along the way. After studying at the University of North Carolina and the Curtis Institute of Music, the musician went on to earn a master’s degree at The Juilliard School. He brings his talents to the Haywood County Arts Council’s Young Artist Series, performing at Waynesville’s First United Methodist Church on Friday, Aug. 14, at 7:30 p.m. $22. haywoodarts.org/young-artist-series. Photo by Christian Steiner
Thanks for reading through to the end…
We share your inclination to get the whole story. For the past 25 years, Xpress has been committed to in-depth, balanced reporting about the greater Asheville area. We want everyone to have access to our stories. That’s a big part of why we've never charged for the paper or put up a paywall.
We’re pretty sure that you know journalism faces big challenges these days. Advertising no longer pays the whole cost. Media outlets around the country are asking their readers to chip in. Xpress needs help, too. We hope you’ll consider signing up to be a member of Xpress. For as little as $5 a month — the cost of a craft beer or kombucha — you can help keep local journalism strong. It only takes a moment.
Before you comment
The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.