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.

August 19 - 22 – AFTA Lounge5th Anniversary Celebration Opening!
August 22 & 29, 4 - 6:30pm – AFTA LoungeAsheville Youth Choirs Fall Auditions
September 3, 12:05pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary
Bach’s Lunch Opening Concert: Back to Bach

September 7 – First Baptist Church of AshevilleAsheville Youth Choirs' 5th Anniversary Blitz!*
*open to AYC members only
October 1, 12:05pm – First Baptist Church of Asheville, Sanctuary
Bach’s Lunch: Bach's Lunch Greatest Hits
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: Gloria!
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