Past Events

  • Voices and Strings

    A Noon-time Concert

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 12:00pm

    Lipinsky Hall Lobby- UNCA Campus

    Chuck Taft and Ben Smith, directors

     

    Free and open to the public.

    $10.00 donation suggested.

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  • UNCA Department of Music Lecture Series

    Dr. William Bares - Reverence, Race, and Rhetoric: Brad Mehldau and the Challenge of Thematic Improvisation

    Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

    Laurel Forum - Karpen Hall - UNCA Campus

    Is thematic improvisation in jazz a distinctive achievement or does it smuggle in Eurocentrism through the back door? This talk uses two live recordings—both from the legendary Village Vanguard in New York, and spaced some 40 years apart—to discuss the evolution and meaning of “formal unity” in... Read More


  • When Dreams Take Flight

    Featuring the UNCA Wind Ensemble, University Chorale, Asheville Singers and the Reuter Center Singers

    Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 3:00pm

    Lipinsky Auditorium - Lipinsky Hall - UNCA Campus

     

    On February 24 at 3:00 PM, the UNC Asheville Music Department in collaboration with the Reuter Center Singers presents “When Dreams Take Flight,” a concert featuring UNCA Wind Ensemble, University Chorale, Asheville Singers and the Reuter Center Singers. 

    In honor of... Read More


  • Mike Baggetta

    Master Class and Guitar Workshop

    Friday, February 15, 2019 - 9:30am

    Lipinsky Hall - Room 018

    NY Guitar poet Mike Baggetta’s new recording with his potent trio veers daringly and compellingly from patient, elegiac freedom to searing, oozing sludge rock without the slightest hesitation or apology. One cannot resist its myriad charms. Cool!” -Nels Cline, Guitarist

    “Mike Baggetta... Read More


  • Faculty Showcase Concert

    An opening of the semester tradition!

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 7:00pm

    Lipinsky Hall Lobby- UNCA Campus

    Members of UNC Asheville’s music faculty and special guests will perform a varied program of music, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 in the Lipinsky Auditorium lobby. Admission is free, donations to support the music program are welcome.

    The program will include:

    Solo jazz piano from... Read More
  • UNCA Department of Music Lecture Series

    Matthew Richmond - How Rhythm Creates Reality: Time, the Brain, and the Universe

    Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 7:00pm

    Laurel Forum - Karpen Hall - UNCA Campus

    From heartbeats to seasons to cycles of life and death, rhythm has been central to the human experience since the very beginning. As our understanding of the nature of the universe and the workings of our own minds has improved, we’ve begun to learn about other patterns that shape reality and... Read More


  • UNC Asheville Jazz and Contemporary Music Ensemble Auditions Spring 2019

    Sign up on the sheets posted outside Lipinsky 217

    Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:30pm

    UNC Asheville Jazz and Contemporary Music
    Ensemble Audition Information Spring 2019
    Auditions will be on Thursday 1/17/19 at 4:30 pm
    Location: Lipinsky 018 and 044

    There will be eight jazz & contemporary ensembles for the Spring 2019 term:

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  • Candlelight Concert with the Asheville Singers

    DATE CHANGE Now December 7.

    Friday, December 7, 2018 - 7:00pm

    Lipinsky Hall Lobby- UNCA Campus

    The Asheville Singers, under direction of Professor Melodie Galloway, presents "A Candlelight Concert," with music of John Rutter, Eric Whitacre, Martin Shaw and others showcasing holiday favorites and new, inventive arrangements of old yuletide gems. This is the final performance of a... Read More


  • Composers Concert

    UNCA students perform original compositions

    Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 7:00pm

    Lipinsky Hall - Room 018

    Matthew Richmond, director


  • Holiday Noon-time Concert

    The University Chorale with UNCA Brass and Woodwinds

    Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 12:00pm

    Lipinsky Hall Lobby- UNCA Campus

    Fletcher Peacock and Chuck Taft, directors


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