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Airport welcomes regional schools and local musicians to perform "Sounds of the Holidays"

Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) is pleased to welcome 4 regional school choral groups to the airport during the holidays. The choirs will perform holiday music for the enjoyment of passengers, visitors and employees. AVL is also pleased to have 5 local musicians and one local trio as part of the Music in the Airport program performing throughout the month.

"It is a joy to invite our community to participate in the Sounds of the Holidays program at AVL," said Alexandra Ingle, brand and experience designer. "This program highlights the talent of our region and is a festive way to liven up the halls of the airport during this holiday season."


Following is a schedule of choral performances:

Wednesday, December 13

12:05pm Clyde A. Erwin Combined Choirs


Friday, December 14

11:40am Smoky Mountain High School Choir


Wednesday, December 20

11:30am Candler Elementary School Chorus




Following is a schedule of Music in the Airport performances:

Mike Anderson

Mondays in December at 11am (except 12/25)

Friday, December 29 at 11am

Phil Okrend

Thursday, December 7 at 12pm

Thursday, December 14 at 12:15pm

Thursday, December 21 at 12pm

Thursday, December 28 at 12pm


Bill Cozzens-Bryant

Wednesday, December 6 at 10:30am

Wednesday, December 13 at 9:45am

Wednesday, December 20 at 9am

Wednesday, December 27 at 10:30am


Mari Hashimoto

Tuesday, December 12 at 11am

Tuesday, December 26 at 11am

Jack Victor

Thursday, December 14 at 9:30am

Industrial Coffee Pot

Sundays, in December at 10am


Serving more than 1.8 million passengers in 2022, Asheville Regional Airport is continuing its growth trajectory. Now the third largest airport in North Carolina, the airport is served by six airlines that provide nonstop service to 27 unique airport destinations. For more information, visit