27sep2:00 pm5:00 pmMusic at the Vineyard: Heather Taylor
(Sunday) 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Born into a musical family, multi-instrumentalist and visual artist, Heather Taylor is creative to her core. Classically trained in flute, the now Asheville, NC native embraces the gritty soul of
Born into a musical family, multi-instrumentalist and visual artist, Heather Taylor is creative to her core. Classically trained in flute, the now Asheville, NC native embraces the gritty soul of Appalachian folk music. Accompanied by her octave mandolin, Taylor draws elements of blues, Americana, roots, and rock into her songwriting.
After graduating from The Crane School of Music, Taylor’s musical path appeared to unravel. To remedy her indecisive future, she traveled to Ireland where she found an Irish flute in a Dublin music shop. In a sweep of synchronicity, Taylor found herself playing flute in venues across Ireland and Scotland. Upon returning to the States with her musical fire reignited, Taylor experimented with new forms of musical expression; she began singing, playing mandolin, and writing songs- ultimately becoming an Americana force in her hometown of Rochester, NY.
Shortly after moving to Asheville, Taylor won the Brown Bag Songwriting Competition in 2017 and is now an emerging singer-songwriter in the Western North Carolina music scene. Her most recent record, “Undercurrents” was recorded at Echo Mountain Recording Studio with slide guitarist Sean Jerome and was released to a sold-out room at the Isis Music Hall Lounge, August of 2018.