Pianist Norris Norwood has established his career through a wide range of musical settings as soloist, chamber musician, collaborator and teacher. He has appeared as guest artist with the London International Choral Festival, playing concerts and services in Westminster Central Hall, Southwark and Exeter Cathedrals. Chamber music and collaborative engagements have taken him throughout the United States and through southern France, in addition to his work locally with both Winston-Salem and Greensboro Symphonies and the Bel Canto Company.
As a member of Wake Forest Health’s Arts for Life Committee, he worked to develop and implement a multi-arts program designed to advocate for arts in healthcare, including traditional concerts presented to the hospital community and also live musical performances in patient care areas. Currently the Professor of Piano at Guilford College, he is also a collaborative pianist with the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Wake Forest University and Piedmont Chamber Singers. Norwood received his B.M. in Piano Performance from and continued further graduate studies at UNCSA, including international exchange studies and performances at the Moscow Conservatory in Moscow and the Rachmaninoff Music College in Tambov, Russia.