Activities & Events

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The AAPF offers many activities providing educational and charitable opportunities for Western North Carolina piano teachers, their students and our entire community.

This list of events is soon to be updated for the 2018-19 Season, so check back soon, and with any questions!

Entire Month of February: Practice for Pets

Annual fundraising event to encourage student practice hours and to raise money for the Asheville Humane Society. More info here

Friday, March 15, 2019, 9:30 AM:  Teachers Roundtable Discussion Group

  • Subject:  "How to keep your most talented students from being 'dropouts'"
  • Location:  Mary Johnson's Home

Saturday, March 30, 2019:  General Meeting

  • Mountain Chamber Trio (click here to see flyer) will perform.
  • Time:  Meeting at 10:00, Recital to begin at 10:30,
  • Location:  The Home of Doris and Ralph Loomis,

                15 Cedar Chine, Biltmore Forest, NC 28803

  • RSVP:    
13th Annual Spring Benefit Concert
AAPF presents a full-length piano recital featuring solo works.
  • Sunday, April 7th, 2019, 3 PM
  • Location:  St. Giles Chapel at Deerfield, 1617 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville
2019 Spring Student Recital
Sunday, April 28th, 2019, 2:30 PM Location: Deerfield Chapel

Student Applications and more info here
AAPF's Asheville Piano Competition  (Chairs: 
  • Saturday, May 4, 2019: Competition at Mars Hill University
  • Sunday, May 5, 2019:   Winners Recital at Mars Hill University, Broyhill Chapel; 3:00 PM
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. For questions or to volunteer to host a performance group, contact .
Teachers' Roundtable Discussion Groups
General Meetings of the AAPF Membership
9:30-10:30 refreshments and business; 10:30-noon special program.
AAPF Meetings of the Board of Directors
Board meetings begin at 11:00 am on even-numbered months, starting in August. These meetings are open to all AAPF members.  for more info.  Dates for the 2017-18 season are as follows:  August 25th, 2017, October 20th, December 15th, February 16th, 2018, April 20th, & June 15th.


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