Pianoforte Concert: Nathan Shirley« Back to Events
Pianoforte concerts fill up quickly, so please reserve your seats early. Click here to register online or call 828.253.3227!
Sunday, November 8, 2015
East Wing | Upstairs Gallery
$8 + tax for Members ($7 children)
$16 + tax (includes Museum admission) for Non-Members ($15 children)
Nathan Shirley will perform his original compositions including “Images,” a set of 10 pieces inspired by paintings from the Renaissance. These paintings will be projected during the performance. A composer and pianist, since age 21 Mr. Shirley has received half a dozen national and international awards for his solo, chamber and orchestral compositions. He is primarily self-taught, but as a teenager was mentored in composition by Olga Harris, the last student of Aram Khachaturian. Mr. Shirley’s music has been performed in over a dozen countries around the world. He is the president of the Asheville Area Piano Forum and lives in Western North Carolina with his wife and children.