While we work on renovations to our new facility at 10 Ridgelawn Rd in West Asheville, we will be working out of various satellite locations around Asheville. It took some work, but we were able to secure teaching studios for all of our teachers in need, and rehearsal studios for our student bands.
In accordance with CDC recommendations based on new evidence on the Delta variant, Asheville Music School is requiring masks in public areas around the school for all teachers, students, staff, and visitors, regardless of vaccination status.
We are thrilled to be part of the festivities at the Montford Garden Tour on Saturday June 5, 10am-5pm. It’s the community’s first garden tour in 17 years. Local musicians will be featured at 12 different gardens, including AMS teachers Kylie Irvin and Mar, as well as our Fiddle Squad, made up of string students led by Paul Stroebel and Holley Ross.
Jenny’s life-long involvement in music ranges from gospel singing in church as a child to 15 years of classical piano study which led her to earning a degree in music education from Lander University with an emphasis in piano and choral music. At the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, she helped develop the group piano course for kids and created a successful method of teaching rhythm, ©Rhythm Shapes.
Asheville Music School is hiring a piano teacher, specifically one that has training and experience with early childhood education, and is willing to teach in-person lessons. Experience in ensemble leading, with knowledge of multiple instruments, a plus. Music degree required.
Asheville Music School will be hosting a virtual benefit for our partners at Mountain Care.
We are putting together a virtual performance livestreamed on our social media platforms to help raise money for a program that provides an essential service to the community.
We deeply care about the students, teachers, staff, and families of our AMS family. As we slowly and responsibly begin to reopen, we know you may be looking for information about what steps we’re taking to protect those who live here and visit. Join us in our pledge — a shared commitment to take important precautions to keep each other healthy. We look forward to welcoming you when you’re ready.
Here comes… our video! We needed to find a way to reconnect, create, and make music together again. So, we got 40 of our music teachers and students to submit videos, and this is what we made. We think it turned out amazing!
Here’s a quick video message from Executive Director Ryan Reardon, and all the links students need to get started with the Practice-A-Thon.
Help AMS Keep The Music Going. Practice-A-Thon 2020 launches on April 20! We encourage all of our students and teachers to participate, and for everyone to pledge to help us reach our $10,000 goal. Here’s what you need to know.