Arts
10:01 am
Mon August 12, 2013

The "Expressions of Joy" on Piano

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm

Listen to David Ford's complete interview with pianist Joy Reavis.

Joy Brit Reavis began playing piano when she was 6 years old and just four years later she put pen to paper on the first of what would be many childhood compositions. After getting married, Joy put her composing on hold until her children were grown, and now she’s back with a vengeance. She’s already released two CDs of solo piano music—Expressions of Joy, a set of originals and her Christmas album Tidings of Joy—and she’s currently working on her third titled Joy of Nature. Tonight from 7-8pm you can hear Joy perform a free one-hour piano concert at the Walkertown Library. Her performance of original music will be accompanied by nature photographs by local photographer Scott Gibbs. His images will be projected on a large screen behind Joy throughout her performance. David Ford began by asking about Joy’s return to composition after so many years away.

In today's show, we sampled from Joy's CD of original works, Expressions of Joy.  She’s currently working on her third recording of original music titled Joy of Nature, and Joy looks forward to writing and recording music for film. 

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