Chuck Taft

Music Director/Conductor, Music

Hi, I'm Chuck Taft. Welcome to my profile!

Chuck Taft's Bio:

Chuck Taft, living in Asheville, NC, is one of Western North Carolina’s hardest working music directors/conductors. A near-native of Western North Carolina, Mr. Taft is blessed to have many outlets for his multifaceted talents in music and education. His passion for life and his belief that all can find expression through music is contagious. On any given day, one can find Mr. Taft moving from the classroom to the stage, from the lecturer’s podium to the conductor’s stand, from the teaching studio to the recording studio, from the rehearsal hall to the worship assembly.

Chuck Taft's Experience:

  • Director of Music Ministry at Kenilworth Presbyterian Church

  • Director of Music at St. Mathias Episcopal Church

  • Music Director/Conductor at Western Carolina University

  • Music Director/Conductor at University of North Carolina at Asheville

  • Director of Worship Arts at Biltmore United Methodist Church

  • Music Director at Hendersonville Little Theatre

  • Music Director/Conductor at Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre

  • Music Director/Conductor at Bioflyer Productions, LLC

  • Director/Conductor at Reuter Center Singers

  • Music Director at Asheville Community Theatre

  • Music Director/Conductor at Haywood Arts Regional Theatre

  • Music Director, Conductor, Vocalist at Professional Musician

  • Conductor at Blue Ridge Orchestra

Chuck Taft's Education:

  • Lee University

    Master of Church Music
  • Western Carolina University

    Concentration: Music - Vocal Performance
  • Mars Hill University

    Concentration: Music
  • The University of North Carolina at Greensboro - UNCG

    Concentration: Music Education (Choral)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville

    Concentration: Music
  • North Buncombe High

Chuck Taft's Interests & Activities:

Worship and Ritual, Musical Theatre, leadership development, etc.