Mountaineer Music Tour 2019
Musicians from the Hayes School of Music Celebrate the Governor's Proclamation of "The Year of Music" with a Musical Tour of Western North Carolina
The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University announces an unprecedented four-day tour including seventeen performance events with additional faculty clinics and workshops on October 1-4 th , 2019. Over 200 college students will perform for students of all ages in the Asheville City Schools, Buncombe County, and Henderson County schools. The highlight of the tour will be the "Evening with the Hayes School of Music" concert on October 3 rd at the Asheville High School Auditorium at 7:30pm. This concert will feature the Appalachian Jazz Ensemble, University Singers, Symphony Orchestra, and the Wind Ensemble. It is a free and the public is invited.
Reflecting on the importance of the tour on both the greater Asheville area and the Hayes School of Music, Dr. James Douthit, Dean of the Hayes School says, "The Mountaineer Music Tour is a win-win for both the Hayes School of Music and the audiences of teachers, students, and community members we will engage. The Hayes School of Music provides the opportunity for our students to transform their passion for music into a profession for life. A necessary element of that lofty goal is that our students learn to share their music with the communities around us. The Asheville community has a rich history and tradition of music and we are eager to support that. The Faculty of the Hayes School of Music serve as a resource to their profession locally, regionally, and nationally and look forward to sharing their expertise with the teachers and students we are visiting.
Hayes School of Music
Named for Mariam Cannon Hayes, the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University is comprised of nearly 500 students pursuing a wide variety of music career paths. Our experiential-based and diverse degree programs are taught by more than 50 full-time faculty, dedicated to teaching the next generation of music professionals. With over a dozen musical ensembles performing on campus and beyond, our students can hone their skills to transform a passion for music into a profession for life.
Tuesday, October 1
- "Prelude to the Mountaineer Music Tour 2019" Concert - Schaefer Center
Wednesday, October 2
- Jazz Ensemble I - Enka Middle School
- Singers - Owen
- Wind Ensemble - Enka
- Wind Ensemble - AC Reynolds
- Singers - TC Roberson
Thursday, October 3
- Wind Ensemble - North Henderson
- Singers - North Buncombe
- Jazz Ensemble I - Valley Springs MS Workshop
- Symphony Orchestra - TC Roberson
- "An Evening with the Hayes School of Music" - Asheville HS
Friday, October 4
- Symphony Orchestra - Hendersonville High
- Jazz Ensemble I - Owen
- Jazz Ensemble I - Cane Creek MS Workshop