Concert Livestream

Thank you for viewing our live-streamed concert performance! The video will appear here a few minutes before the recital begins. While you are waiting for your scheduled program to begin, please enjoy some highlights from previous performances or interviews with our professors.

All performances are free admission unless specified below. Most concerts will be live-streamed (any exceptions will say "not live-streamed" in their listing below). Concert information programs can be found on this page or in a monthly view in our Performance Calendar. In the Google Calendar, click on the title for the event, then click on "more details" to see a program or "add to calendar" to import the event into your own Google Calendar.

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Upcoming Performances

Appalachian Youth Chorale - Community Music School:Tuesday, May 2, Rosen Concert Hall / The singers of the Appalachian Youth Chorale, led by Brandon Winbush (with student assistants Tristan Ream and Kylienne Basco and pianist Elizabeth Salter) have been hard at work - and play - developing their musicianship and preparing some exciting pieces! Enjoy the Youth Chorale performance at 5:45 and then return for the Appalachian Chorale at 8:00pm for a great night of choral music. AYC is a program of the Community Music School. Kids ages 7-14 are invited to join us when registration opens again in August! Learn more here.

Appalachian Chorale & Glee Club: The Call of Music: Tuesday, May 2⋅8:00 – 9:30pm, Rosen Concert Hall / The Appalachian Chorale & Glee Club, led by Dr. DaVaughn Miller, present choral works such as Lift Every Voice and Sing (Johnson, arr. Carter), One Hand, One Heart (Bernstein arr. Shaw), and many more to inspire the spirit! “Music can communicate messages that touch the heart and move us toward action,” Dr. Miller says. “This concert focuses on the positive messages that bolster the soul and moves the heart to love unity, hope, courage, and unity!”  The two ensembles will be performing music drawing on folk elements as well as contemporary sounds. The singers will be joined by piano, violin, and trumpet for some selections. Program Notes

---Cornocopia (Horn Ensembles): CANCELED/POSTPONED 

Appalachian Community Orchestra (Community Music School):Thursday, May 4, Rosen Concert Hall / The Appalachian Community Orchestra, led by Will Selle and Taryn Wooten (orchestra and band director at Watauga High School), brings together local musicians - from student to professional - to rehearse compelling music and present a concert each semester! ACO is a program of the Community Music School. Musicians age 12+ with 2 years or intermediate experience in a band or orchestra instrument are invited to join us when registration opens again in August! Learn more here. Livestream availability TBD.

Commencement Events

Hayes School of Music Commencement Celebration: Thursday, May 11, 2023, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., The Schaefer Center. Ice Cream Reception to Follow

Commencement: Friday, May 12, 2023, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m., Holmes Convocation Center - visit for complete information.