Arts at the Abbey

A series of artist concerts performed in the Abbey Basilica, Arts at the Abbey provides free cultural opportunities on the Belmont Abbey College campus for students and the community at large. Performers include locally, nationally and internationally recognized artists and ensembles. Previous seasons have included musicians from Germany, Poland, Venezuela, Peru and Australia. Variety is the key element to the series which features programs from classical guitar to flute and harp or 18th century chamber music with voice.

The concerts are supported in part with funds from The Associated Foundation (Belmont, NC) and Gaston Community Foundation with assistance from Sam Stowe of Belmont, and Karen Hite Jacob, organist for the Abbey Basilica and Belmont Abbey College. There is no admission charge, but donations are gladly accepted.

To be on the mailing list or for more information about The Arts at the Abbey program, please call 704-461-6012 .

Persons wishing to make a contribution to this series can send in a check made payable to “Belmont Abbey College: Arts at the Abbey” and mail it to Karen Hite Jacob, Artists Series Coordinator, BAC, 100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Rd, Belmont NC 28012 .

The Abbey Chorus: The Abbey Chorus is the campus choral ensemble made of up students, faculty and other interested persons. The ensemble primarily performs sacred works of the past 500 years but also does a variety of secular music from folksongs to musicals. The chorus is under the direction of Abbey organist Karen Hite Jacob.

Abbey Instrumental Ensemble: The ensemble is a campus group o