2017-2018 Concerts

Asheville Choral Society New Season

ACS is pleased to announce the formation of a new small ensemble group, with an inaugural concert in October, of the ancient and the new. Think Monteverdi mixed with Mozart! Watch this space for specific details, to be announced soon.

Our full chorus concerts:

Yuletide Candlelight:
Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, 7:30 PM
Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, 3:00 PM
Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, 7:30 PM
Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 Church St., Asheville, NC

A new Asheville tradition, our third annual Yuletide concert of beautiful music and holiday favorites returns. We will present three performances in celebration of the holiday spirit, including the exciting Brightest and Best by Shawn Kirchner, selections from Britten’s Ceremony of Carols with children’s voices and jubilant Gloria in Excelsis Deo, by Jeffrey Ames, with brass and percussion. We’ll have The Boar’s Head Carol to usher in the season, Rutter’s Carol of the Magi and a medieval take on “Rudolph,” that will add much mirth! Join us for this concert for the whole family.


Sing, Love, Dance!
Saturday, March 3, 2018, 7:30 PM
Central United Methodist Churcy, 27 Church St., Asheville, NC

This performance features special guests, the Carolina Day Children’s Choir and professional orchestra. The act of coming together in song produces love, understanding and much joy. The music of Bach, in Kommt, ihr Töchter, helft mir klagen, and Dan Forrest’s global expression of unity, in seven languages, with his Jubilate Deo -- we’re in for a treat.


ACS: Alive and Kicking
Saturday, May 5, 2018, 7:30 PM
Central United Methodist Churcy, 27 Church St., Asheville, NC

Our “pops” concert features guests, soloists, jazz, gospel, Broadway songs and many surprises. Selections by Cole Porter, the Gershwin brothers and Stephen Swartz. We will feature guest artists and chorus performing songs from Ragtime, Wicked and Hamilton!


Join us on stage! Auditions will be on Tuesday, August 22 in the evening. Click here to request an audition.


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The Asheville Choral Society (ACS) has been inspiring and enriching audiences in Western North Carolina since 1978 with remarkable choral music at the highest artistic level. The…

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Melodie G. Galloway holds the Master’s degree from Florida State University in Vocal Performance and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in conducting from the University of North Carolina at Greensbo…

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