“Laura is a vibrant, wholly original, deeply personal young artist. Her writing moves us closer to what the great Arthur Miller called the hidden narrative: the possibility of a moment of clarity, the experience of the genuine. I’m grateful for young writers like Laura in whose talent the deeply felt, sincere expression is very much alive and well.”
- Grammy award-winning songwriter Mike Reid
Laura exhibits a poetic and technical depth that has garnered comparisons to Joni Mitchell, Norah Jones, and Nick Drake. She writes intimate folk music with classical influence that has been described as meditative, transcendental, and within the "chamber-folk" genre (Asheville's Mountain Xpress). Along with being a singer-songwriter, Laura has a degree in classical guitar performance and studied piano from a young age. She views music as a bridge to human connection and vulnerability, as well as a powerful tool for fostering community. The multi-instrumentalist has self-released two albums, Counting Eyes (2014) and Fall Away (2017), and her EP Place to Be, recorded with engineer and musician Daniel Shearin of River Whyless. Laura lives in Asheville, North Carolina where she continues to write, record, perform, and teach.
From Laura: "Music allows us to be moved and to move others. It penetrates the deep well of history and emotion stored within us and accesses a through-line to others that transcends language. I seek to open this window of vulnerability within others and myself, to recognize vulnerability and connection to one another & our environment as sacred and vital for our survival.”
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Laura Boswell "Weather" (Official Music Video)
Laura Boswell "Counting Eyes" (Official Music Video)
Laura Boswell "Time (Part II)" Official Music Video
Laura teaches both in-person and virtual guitar and piano lessons. She currently offers private lessons at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts in Black Mountain, NC. To inquire about virtual lessons, fill out the form below.
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