Past Events

  • The Mothlight - West Asheville

    UNCA Student Year-end Show

    Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 3:00pm   The end of the year show with UNCA student Music Ensembles!

    2:45 - Contemplative Music - Richard Shulman, director *entrance music*
    3:00 - Composing/Arranging Ensemble -Justin Ray, director
    3:35 - Studio 18 -Joanna Best, director... Read More

  • Alec Sturgis Research Presentation

    "Social Sound in the No Age: A Genealogy of Transhistorical Aesthetics from the American RenFaire to Yanni's Acropolis"

    Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 6:00pm


      "Social Sound in the No Age: A Genealogy of Transhistorical Aesthetics from the American RenFaire to Yanni's Acropolis" -Alec Sturgis

    Thursday, May 3rd at 6:00pm
    821 Riverside Dr. #179 Asheville, NC 28801... Read More

  • The UNCA String Quartet

    Performance on the Quad - May 1 @ 3:30

    Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 3:30pm

    Video from the concert: click here


    The UNCA String Quartet is having their final performance on the UNCA Quad Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 from 3... Read More

  • Percussion Ensemble Concert

    with special guest Rande Sanderbeck

    Monday, April 30, 2018 - 7:00pm UNC Asheville Percussion Ensemble
    Matthew Richmond, director

    Join us as we honor our special guest (and Matthew’s mentor) Rande Sanderbeck, who is retiring after more than 30 years as percussion instructor at East Tennessee State University. We’ll be playing ragtime, samba, arrangements... Read More

  • UNC Asheville Wind Ensemble

    Final concert of the academic year!

    Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 3:00pm


    Come join the UNCA Wind Ensemble for a final concert of the academic year! The concert is free and open to the public (with a $10.00 suggested donation at the door) and will be held on the Lipinsky Auditorium Stage on April 29th at 3:00pm. The ensemble is comprised of majors from across... Read More

  • Asheville, University and Reuter Center Singers

    Come together for an Earth Day concert.

    Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 3:00pm

    Lipinsky Hall Auditorium, UNC Asheville Campus
    Free and open to the public.
    $10.00 donation is suggested.

    Melodie Galloway and Chuck Taft, directors

  • Jonathon Keats on Campus

    Copernican Music Composition

    Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 9:00pm NEW CONCERT DATE AND TIME!

    At Black Mountain College in 1952, John Cage staged his first multimedia happening based on chance. Fifty-nine years later, conceptual artist and experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats began a different set of experiments with... Read More

  • 360º: Music In Surround

    UNCA Contemporary Guitar Ensemble

    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

    Lipinsky Hall Lobby- UNCA Campus

    UNCA’s Contemporary Guitar Ensemble presents original works for 6 guitars and large room.

    Each semester, UNCA Music department instructor Tim Doyle and the student members of the UNCA Contemporary Guitar Ensemble curate a live performance comprised of compositions and ideas that are... Read More

  • Music, Sound, Noise

    Ethnomusicologist David Novak, Ph.D in an intimate discussion.

    Monday, April 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

    Monday, April 16 
    5:00 PM
    Main Music Office
    107 Lipinsky Hall

    Come join us for a casual discussion about
    the differences between noise and music,
    and about the links between music and social noise/harmony. 

    David Novak is Associate Professor of... Read More

  • 3rd Annual UNCA Jazz Faculty+ Student+ Alumni Jam

    To benefit UNCA Jazz Camp 2018!

    Friday, April 6, 2018 - 8:00pm

    White Horse Black Mountain

    Sets by the Steve Alford Group and the Secret Quartet.

    $10 advance/$12.00 at the door.
    Free for students/half price alums.