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Emmet Cahill in Concert

Emmet Cahill in Concert

Emmet Cahill in Concert A benefit for Brevard Philharmonic and its Donate Your Instrument program. Emmet Cahill, acclaimed Irish Tenor from the group Celtic Thunder, will delight the audience with songs from his Irish heritage, as well as Broadway hits, Spiritual favorites, and popular Classical selections. Your purchase supports the Brevard Philharmonic and its Donate Your Instrument program. On behalf of current and future musicians, we thank you! Get your tickets now by calling... Read More
Brevard College Alum Toni Kiser discusses her book: LOYAL FORCES

Brevard College Alum Toni Kiser discusses her book: LOYAL FORCES

October 20 Program – Loyal Forces: The American Animals of World War II By Greg Ehr for the Hendersonville Times-News The Brevard College History Program and the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas are pleased to host Brevard College alumna Toni McCourt Kiser for a discussion of her book, Loyal Forces: The American Animals of World War II on October 20 at 2:00 p.m. in Ingram Auditorium on the Brevard College campus. https://theveteransmuseum.org/loyal-forces-the-american-animals-of-world-war-ii/ Kiser works for the National WWII Museum in New Orleans and was a history major at the college. “Toni had a passion for history that made her an excellent student,” says Dr. Margaret L. Brown, Coordinator of the History Program. “She wrote an outstanding senior project on the iconography of Catherine of Sienna.” Brown also recalls that she served as an organized and effective president of Pastimes, the History Club. After Brevard College, Kiser earned a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies in Washington D.C. She served as an intern one summer at the Biltmore Estate, working with their rare book collection, cataloging and reporting on the condition of rare 19th century works. She also worked for the Freemasons at their headquarters and official archives in Washington D.C. Working at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans has turned into a dream job for Kiser. “At first I really wanted to work at a historic house like the Biltmore or Allison Deaver. When the U.S. Navy stationed my husband in New Orleans, I applied for museum jobs... Read More

Appalachian Folk Festival

This time, the event is on, rain or shine! Enjoy a tour of the 1815 Allison Deaver House, the oldest frame house west of the Blue Ridge Mountains, as well as craft booths, artisans at work, mountain music, presenters, and children’s activities.  Featuring the Junior Appalachian Musicians Ensemble Ravensbrook Road, Skyward Blue, Lynn Goldsmith, and the Jeter Mountain Band. Bring the family, a blanket, or chairs, and join us for the day. ... Read More

Women in Appalachia: Spotlight Selena Robinson

Local historian Yvonne McCall Dickson moderates this living documentary produced and directed by Tammy Hopkins in association with the Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association in 2000. Each segment spotlights a woman of Appalachia, with background information provided before the showing and a time of discussion following. This program is sponsored by NC Humanities, the state affiliation of the National Endowment for the... Read More

Women in Appalachia: Spotlight Selena Robinson

Local historian Yvonne McCall Dickson moderates this living documentary produced and directed by Tammy Hopkins in association with the Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association in 2000. Each segment spotlights a woman of Appalachia, with background information provided before the showing and a time of discussion following. This program is sponsored by NC Humanities, the state affiliation of the National Endowment for the... Read More
Asheville Amadeus Festival

Asheville Amadeus Festival

The Asheville Amadeus Festival comes to Parker Concert Hall at Brevard Music Center with the delightful sounds of Mozart.
Barcelona Flamenco Ballet

Barcelona Flamenco Ballet

A magnificent merger of classic flamenco, authentic Catalan music, and the lively, percussive sound of Spanish guitar, Barcelona Flamenco Ballet brings its diverse performance to the Parker Concert Hall stage. Olé!