Fifth Anniversary Celebration Year

We’re turning five! Join us for our 2019 – 20 Season, celebrating five years of empowering artists.

All events take place at First Baptist Church of Asheville, unless otherwise noted. AFTA events are free and open to the public. Click here to view the Fifth Year Brochure!

November 2, 7:30pm – Arden Presbyterian ChurchAsheville Youth Choirs & Asheville Symphony Chorus: Love & Marriage
November 5, 12:05pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary
Bach’s Lunch: Music for Sinners & Saints
December 2 - 12

Fall Recital Season

December 3, 12:05pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary

Bach’s Lunch: Music for the Holiday Season
December 8, 7:00pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary Asheville Youth Choirs Holiday Concert
December 15, 7:00pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary Asheville Youth Choirs, FBCA Adult Choir, & Orchestra: Glorious & Magnificent!
January 7, 12:05pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary Bach’s Lunch: Winter Dreams
February 4, 12:05pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary Bach’s Lunch: Music by African-American Composers
March 3, 12:05pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary

Bach’s Lunch: Guest Organist, Kathy McNeil of First Methodist, Waynesville

March 26, 7:00pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Crouch ChapelHonors Recital
April 7, 12:05pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary
Bach’s Lunch: A Meditation for Holy Week
April 26, 6:00pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary Asheville Youth Choirs Concert: Look at the World!: A Concert for Earth Day
May 5, 12:05pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary
Bach’s Lunch: Fiesta! - Organ Music for Latin America


May 11 - 21

Spring Recital Season


May 28, 4 - 6:30pm – AFTA LoungeAsheville Youth Choirs 2020 - 21 Season Auditions
June 2, 12:05pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary

Bach’s Lunch: Summer Blockbusters!

June 4, 4 - 6:30pm – AFTA Lounge

Asheville Youth Choirs 2020 - 21 Season Auditions

June 7, 6:00pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary 5th Year Celebration Concert & Gala
July 5, 12, 19, 26, 6:00pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Crouch Chapel

2020 Summer Faculty Concert Series

July 7, 12:05pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary Bach’s Lunch: Organ Music by American Composers