Join Amanda and pianist Virginia McKnight for a walk through the golden age of Hollywood musicals and Broadway megahits.  Honoring two incredible versatile performers – Marni Nixon & Barbara Cook – this program includes rapturous music from some of the biggest musicals of all time: The King & I, West Side Story, My Fair Lady & The Music Man.

Tuesday,  November 5, 7:00 pm
Deerfield Estates, Asheville

“Button up your overcoat” and join Amanda & Dan for our annual “Warm December” winter jazz show- featuring romantic, witty, lesser-heard songs to heat up your holiday season (NOT just another Christmas concert). Yes, it’s the holidays again- but it’s also a great time to escape the commercial hustle & bustle, or cure your cabin fever.
Step back in time with gems from the 1930s, 40s & 50s, as well as some jazzy folk carols & swinging tropical tunes.

We are proud to offer our brand new album by the same name for sale at these shows!

Sunday, December 22 at 6:00 pm (Doors 5:00)
ISIS Music Hall, West Asheville
Lounge seating, limited dinner tables available
Dinner and drinks off the menu
$22 advance, $25 day of show
Please call ISIS for your dinner reservation
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Thursday, December 26 at 7:30 pm (Doors 7:00)
White Horse Black  Mountain
$20 advance, $22 day of show
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Amanda Horton, soprano & Virginia McKnight, piano

Drawing on her diverse musical background, Amanda presents a concert to kick off the holiday season at the Weaverville Music Study Club in Western North Carolina. Selections include brilliant soprano solos from Handel’s Messiah, poignant Appalachian and European folk carols, & selections from Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas”.

Sunday, December 1, 3:00 PM
First Baptist Church, Weaverville


Amanda Horton, soprano soloist
John Kaneklides, tenor soloist
Michael Lancaster, conductor

ASC presents a program featuring Britten, Vaughan Williams and others, celebrating LOVE.
Amanda returns as guest soloist and sings romantic duets from LA BOHEME  &  WEST SIDE STORY.

Saturday, November 2, 7:30 PM
Arden Presbyterian Church

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AmiciMusic presents a program of sensuous “music of the night”,
with stunning songs by Debussy, Strauss & Grieg and American songbook selections from Porter & Kern.
Celebrate the mystery and wonder of the moon, stars and downright gorgeous music
with two artists known for their versatile and expressive performances – Amanda Horton, soprano & Daniel Weiser, piano.

Friday, September 13, 7:30 PM
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
223 Hillside St, Asheville (Parking on street and at Claxton School)
Tickets $20 / Free for children 18 and under

Saturday, September 14, 7:00 PM
ISIS Music Hall, West Asheville
Tickets $20
(Dinner show; limited lounge seating; food & beverage off the menu)

Sunday, September 15, 2:00 PM
St. Giles Chapel, Deerfield Estates
Tickets $20 / $15 for Deerfield residents

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Amanda Horton, soprano    Vance Reese, piano

SEPTEMBER SONGS is an ode to summertime, enduring passions and days gone by.  Selections range from the stunning music of Richard Strauss, to romantic French poetry, to beloved songs of the American songbook (Gershwin, Weill & Kern).  Amanda & Vance have programmed countless concerts over the years and bring their artistry and presence to these beautiful venues. Each performance includes a reception time with food and beverages to visit with the artists.

Friday, September 7     6:00 pm
St. Philip’s Episcopal Church
256 E Main St, Brevard 28712
A portion of the proceeds benefit Music at St. Philip’s
Reception to follow in Miller Hall


Sunday, September 9     3:00 pm
Sweet Biscuit Inn
77 Kenilworth Rd, Asheville 28803
Light h’ors d’oeuvres & beverages

Limited seating; Reservations required


Asheville Symphony Chorus & Orchestra
J. S. Bach- Mass in B Minor

April 28, 2018  7:30 pm

Amanda Horton, soprano
Michael Lancaster, director

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Amanda Horton, vocals     Daniel Keller, jazz guitar

In the intimate setting of the upstairs lounge at ISIS Music Hall, Amanda Horton & Daniel Keller present “Warm December”.  The program is a crossroads of winter-themed jazz arrangements, pulling from Amanda’s diverse musical interests- 1940s American songbook, European lullabies, folk tunes and Broadway standards.  Settle in for a hearty dinner, a seasonal cocktail or glass of bubbly, and slow down for an evening during the busiest time of the year.

Thursday, December 21, 7:00 pm*
*This show was a sellout in December 2016, so advance tickets/table reservations are strongly recommended.

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Amanda Horton, soprano      John Kaneklides, tenor
Jonathan Ross, baritone        Daniel Weiser, piano

AmiciMusic presents an elegant evening of Italian opera- scenes from La Boheme, La Traviata & The Elixir of Love. Join us at some of Western North Carolina’s most stunning venues for thrilling highlights from Puccini, Verdi & Donizetti.

Friday, November 17
House Concert in the Ramble, South Asheville, 7:30 pm
Reservations required; limited seating

Saturday, November 18
Champion Hills Golf Club, Hendersonville, 6:00 pm
Benefit with Italian Dinner for Hendersonville Sister Cities

Sunday, November 19
The Orchard Inn, Saluda, 4:00 pm
Benefit for Historic Saluda Depot

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Charles Jones Evans, conductor
Amanda Horton, soprano
Louis Otey, baritone
Khary Wilson, tenor

Carl Orff’s famous scenic cantata opens the Symphony’s 30th Season.  More information at

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