Piano keys

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



Clarinet on sheet music

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.

Recitals Week at AFTA!

Recitals will be held November 28-Dec 1 in Crouch Chapel and Crocker Auditorium.  Recitals begin at 7:00 p.m., and all are invited. A wonderful reception will follow each recital.

Recital Schedule:

Monday, November 28

Crouch Chapel – Piano
Crocker Auditorium – Piano, Harp, Voice

Tuesday, November 29

Crouch Chapel – Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele, Fiddle, Voice
Crocker Auditorium – Violin, Viola, Cello

Thursday, December 1

Crouch Chapel – Percussion, Winds, Brass
Crocker Auditorium – Cello

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.