Past Events

  • Dr. Robert Trent - Radford University

    Concert and Masterclass - open to the public

    Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm Dr. Robert Trent - classical guitar professor at Radford University
    Lipinsky Auditorium - UNCA Campus Concert: 4:30
    Featuring works by Bach, Villa-Lobos, Walton, world premiere from Ronald Pearl Masterclass: 5:45
    Featuring Eitan-Strauss Cohn and Miles Boone

    Free and... Read More

  • Jazz Forum - Fridays in February

    Open to all students

    Friday, February 9, 2018 - 12:45pm

    Lipinsky Hall - Room 018 - UNC Asheville Campus


    Feb 2  — Bill Bares: The Art of Thematic Improvisation
    Feb 9  — Various: Student Accompaniment Workshop
    Feb 16 — Joanna Best: Weill Takes His Place In Jazz
    Feb 23 — Zack Page: Time Feels


    Everyone is welcome!


  • Pedrito Martinez

    Master Class

    Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 9:45pm

    Lipinsky Hall - Room 018 - UNC Asheville Campus

  • Faculty Showcase Concert

    The start of the new term tradition!

    Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 7:00pm

    Lipinsky Hall Lobby- UNCA Campus

    Free and open to the public.

    $10.00 donation is suggested.


  • Music Faculty Lecture Series: Melodie Galloway

    Conducting: The Art of Persuasion and the Invisible Instrument

    Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 7:00pm

    Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall - UNC Asheville Campus

    The next event in UNC Asheville's Music Faculty Lecture Series will by a talk by department chair, Associate Professor of Music, Melodie Galloway.

        January 30, 2018
        7:00 pm-8:30 pm
        Karpen Hall - Laurel Forum - UNC Asheville Campus

    This event is free and... Read More

  • UNC Asheville Jazz and Contemporary Music Auditions

    Information Spring 2018

    Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 4:30pm

    Lipinsky Hall - Room 018 - UNC Asheville Campus

    UNC Asheville Jazz and Contemporary Music
    Ensemble Audition Information Spring 2018
    Auditions will be on Thursday 1/18/18 at 4:30 pm
    Location: Lipinsky 018

    There are currently six confirmed ensembles for the Spring 2018 term:

    1) Large Jazz Ensemble - MUSC 122.... Read More

  • UNCA Jazz & Contemporary Ensembles

    At The Mothlight - West Asheville

    Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 3:00pm

    Mothlight - 701 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806

      Don't miss our final fabulous concert of Fall 2017! Ensembles and performance schedule:

    3:00 - Contemporary Guitar Ensemble - Tim Doyle, director
    3:35 - Bluegrass Ensemble - Dr. Toby King, director
    4:10 - Large Jazz Ensemble - Steve Alford, director
    4:45 - Cannonball... Read More

  • Season of Song

    UNC Asheville Choral Ensembles in the Grotto

    Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:00pm

    Highsmith Student Union Grotto

    Join us for an end-of-the-year concert featuring the beautiful voices of UNC Asheville choirs! We will sing songs of the season, classical and jazz, with a little comedy too - boy, don't we need some! Take a break from studying for finals and be in the Highsmith Grotto 12:00-1:00 pm on Tuesday... Read More
  • UNC Asheville Wind and Percussion Ensembles

    Fletcher Peacock and Matthew Richmond, directors

    Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 3:00pm

    Lipinsky Hall - UNCA Campus

    The Wind Ensemble, with more than 40 musicians, is directed by Fletcher Peacock, UNC Asheville director of instrumental studies. The percussion ensembles are directed by percussionist and UNC Asheville lecturer in music, Matthew Richmond. The program will include John Cage’s First Construction,... Read More

  • METROPOLIS - Friday, December 1


    Friday, December 1, 2017 - 7:30pm

    Lipinsky Hall Lobby- UNCA Campus


    Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist epic science-fiction drama film directed by Fritz Lang. Scripted by Thea von Harbou, with collaboration from Lang himself,[2][3] it starred Gustav Fröhlich, Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel and Rudolf Klein-Rogge. Erich Pommer... Read More