Pianist here Saturday

Published 9:44 am Friday, January 19, 2018

Davie County Arts Council will host an encore performance by Steinway artist David Osborne on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brock Performing Arts Center.

Osborne’s trio, which includes bass and drums,  make the tunes they play  thier own with a unique Las Vegas style. Osborne is well versed in classical piano pieces. The performance will include romantic, jazz, pop, inspirational, patriotic and Broadway show tunes.

Known as the “Pianist to the Presidents,” he has played White House performances for every President since Ronald Reagan. He is also a regular performer for Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter in Plains, Ga.

He created and organized President Carter’s 75th birthday tribute in 1999 and has performed by request every year since. Jimmy Carter calls David “one of the finest pianists in the United States,” and in 2003 at the White House, President Bush exclaimed, “That boy can play.”

Tickets are available two ways. A select number of tickets can be purchased online at www.daviearts.org.  A wider range of seating is available by contacting the Brock’s Box Office, Monday-Friday noon-5 p.m., 336-751-3000.