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In the Asheville area and wanting music lessons? Register now, with the Academy for the Arts at First Baptist Church of Asheville.



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We celebrate a high standard of excellence within our teaching staff. Our instructors are from the Asheville area and hold at least one degree from an accredited college/university, or have equitable expertise in their genre.

Chamber Ensembles are offered at AFTA!

Ensembles include strings, winds, brass, percussion and more. Join us in October and November for the first 8 week session. Included are weekly coaching sessions with AFTA instructors, free rehearsal space at AFTA, and opportunities for recitals. For more details, click here.

AFTA is proud to be the home of the Asheville Symphony Youth Orchestra!

asyo-photo-2016Asheville Symphony Youth Orchestra is made up of the Prelude Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra and Youth Orchestra. AFTA is pleased to be the host for this wonderful organization.