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TAKE A TOUR

Housed in the historic Art Deco building of First Baptist Church of Asheville, AFTA provides exceptional spaces for lessons, rehearsals, and performances.

STUDIO SPACES

All of our 16 studio and teaching spaces are safe, secure, and beautifully decorated. These rooms are designed specifically for safety, comfort, and technical specifications. 

Studio Space
Studio Space

This room is one of 17 inviting studio and teaching spaces at AFTA, nine of which house Yamaha pianos. We offer a practice organ, featuring an Allen studio organ, as well as a harp and percussion studio. All studios are safe, secure, and beautifully decorated for the best music-making experience.

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Studio Space
Studio Space

This room is one of 17 inviting studio and teaching spaces at AFTA, nine of which house Yamaha pianos. We offer a practice organ, featuring an Allen studio organ, as well as a harp and percussion studio. All studios are safe, secure, and beautifully decorated for the best music-making experience.

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Studio Space
Studio Space

This room is one of 17 inviting studio and teaching spaces at AFTA, nine of which house Yamaha pianos. We offer a practice organ, featuring an Allen studio organ, as well as a harp and percussion studio. All studios are safe, secure, and beautifully decorated for the best music-making experience.

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Studio Space
Studio Space

This room is one of 17 inviting studio and teaching spaces at AFTA, nine of which house Yamaha pianos. We offer a practice organ, featuring an Allen studio organ, as well as a harp and percussion studio. All studios are safe, secure, and beautifully decorated for the best music-making experience.

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PERFORMANCE SPACES

There are four extraordinary performance spaces available to music students at AFTA for individual recitals and group presentations. Varying in seating capacity for audiences from 100 to 1,100, all offer performers roomy stages, state-of-the-art sound, and recording capabilities, and are equipped with grand pianos as well as a 42-rank pipe organ in the largest auditorium. The spaces all offer comfortable seating, are accessible from ample parking, are supported by lovely reception halls, and are frequently in demand by professional music groups
throughout the region. 

Eisenhauer Hall
Eisenhauer Hall

Eisenhauer Hall is a wonderful, multi-use space, featuring a Yamaha grand piano. This venue is used for masterclasses, chamber and group rehearsals, recitals, and workshops. Eisenhauer seats 100.

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Sanctuary
Sanctuary

The Sanctuary features Douglas Ellington's iconic art deco architecture. This grand aesthetic space seats 1,100. In addition to it's stunning acoustical environment, the Sanctuary features a 42-rank Reuter organ, Baldwin concert grand piano, and stained glass windows designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany.

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Crocker Auditorium
Crocker Auditorium

Crocker Auditorium features ampitheater-style seating, making an intimate recital space. The room features a Yamaha grand piano and seats 150.

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Eisenhauer Hall
Eisenhauer Hall

Eisenhauer Hall is a wonderful, multi-use space, featuring a Yamaha grand piano. This venue is used for masterclasses, chamber and group rehearsals, recitals, and workshops. Eisenhauer seats 100.

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COMMUNITY SPACES

AFTA features several welcoming lounge spaces, designed as work, study, and play spaces for waiting families. We offer free WIFI connection to AFTA students and families.

Main Lounge
Main Lounge

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Lounge Space
Lounge Space

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Main Lounge
Main Lounge

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