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The AAPF has a variety of activities that provide educational and charitable opportunities for Western North Carolina piano & keyboard teachers, their students, and communities.

See our 2013-2014 Calendar Listings below, ordered by month.

More info on the entire Season is soon to come!

Click here for a complete listing of all of our General Meetings & Programs for this season!


Sunday, Nov. 17th:  Fall Student Recital

Location: Broyhill Chapel, Mars Hill University.

Exact Time TBA*

*Typically, our student recitals begin at 2:30 p.m., but it depends on how many students sign up. Please check back the month prior to each recital once all sign-ups have occurred for exact starting times.


Sunday, Feb. 9th: Student Ensemble Recital

Location: Loomis Home, Biltmore Forest

Exact Time TBA

Practice for Pets

Annual fundraising event to encourage student practice hours and to raise money for the Asheville Humane Society. Held during February. Email or call 828-782-0502 for more information (preferred contact is via email).


Sunday, March 16th: Spring Student Recital.  Time TBA.

Location: Oakley United Methodist Church, Asheville

8th Annual Spring Benefit Concert

AAPF presents a full length piano recital featuring solo and ensemble music.

Soon to be scheduled on an April Sunday at 3 pm! Location: TBA

Asheville Piano Competition Sponsored by AAPF

Saturday, May 3rd at Mars Hill College (Both Junior and Senior adjudicated the same day)

Sunday, May 4th: Winners Recital, Mars Hill College, Broyhill Chapel; 3:00 p.m

(Co-Chairs: and )

Performance Groups

Held throughout the year. Typically held monthly in member homes as informal gatherings for performance practice, listening, and discussion. All members are welcome to participate. More info to come. For questions or to volunteer to host a performance group, Contact .

Masterclasses for Students

TBA. Contact or Scott Camp with any questions at this time.

Teachers' Roundtable Discussion Groups


Members' Performance Groups

See above for information. Contact: .

General Meetings of the AAPF Membership

9:30-10:30-Refreshments and business; 10:30-Noon Special Program.

Please see our General Meetings page for more information. Contact: or call her at 649-2320.

AAPF Meetings of the Board of Directors

Meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. on Fridays and are open to all AAPF members. For more info, email . Dates for the 2013-14 season are TBA.


13th Annual Fall Benefit Concert:

Benefiting AAPF charitable and educational activities, including Student Assistance.

Date: Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 at 3 pm

Location: Diana Wortham Theatre, Asheville, NC

Solo, Collaborative, & Two-Piano Music performed by some of WNC's finest pianists!

Full program info soon to come.

Ticket Information at DWT box office: 828-257-4530

*You can also buy tickets online here.

General Meeting

Special Presentation: Gail Berenson Presents...

Friday, Sept. 13th

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