Our students will be helping raise money for the school and for the Paul Thorpe Music Education Fund. They will be collecting sponsor donations, and the more they practice the more they make! Prizes include an iPad Mini from City Mac and a handmade guitar/dulcimer from Appalachian Strings. Winners will be announced at our April […]
Asheville, NC Jason Chrisman Performed with the 2013 NAfME All-National Honors Ensembles at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville Nashville, TN: Jason Chrisman from North Buncombe High School (NBHS) in Weaverville, NC, was selected as a member of the 2013 NAfME All-National Honor Jazz Ensemble sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). […]
We are pleased to add Dave Dribbon to our Asheville Music School faculty. He’s a graduate of Berklee School of Music and has been teaching since 2003. Click here to learn more about Dave..
Don’t miss this! Improvisation Workshop for all instrument, voices, and styles, led by saxophonist Bob Sheppard. This guy has performed and recorded with some of the greats- Freddie Hubbard, Chick Corea, Steely Dan, and Stevie Wonder just to name a few. 6:00pm-8:00pm. Ages 13 and up. No registration necessary, just show up with your instrument!
Congratulations to our own Gabrielle Tee and Aislin Freya-Pax! In the Mountain Xpress annual poll Gabrielle won Best Music Teacher and Aislin won Best Child Actor. Way to go! Keep up the good work girls! Go to www.mountainxpress.com to read more.
Meet our two newest instructors: Pat Lopez– trumpet Ben Hovey– electronic music Click on their names to learn all about them
“Rhythms of the Heart” featuring classical dance music by composers such as Piazzolla, Brahms, Ginastera, Dvorak, and more. Performers include Mariya Potapova, violin, Elena Saladukha, piano, Steve Loew, clarinet, and Frank Argento, piano. 3:00pm Sunday Feb. 24 at AMS Performance Loft, 126 College St. AMS students and families are FREE! General public: $10 suggested donation.
Justin Watt (AMS Percussion instructor) will be playing (today!!) Friday, Jan. 27th, 7-9:30 p.m., with the Bill Gerhardt Trio (Bill Gerhardt/Justin Watt and Mike Holstein) at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in the Biltmore Village. This is looking to become a somewhat steady Friday night thing. Come stop by the bar, listen, have a drink and get […]
I’m not sure how many know this, but one of the instructors of the Asheville Music School has experienced a house fire this last week. I’m just finding out yesterday myself. Last Saturday morning Delia Lytle’s house burned. The damage is quite bad. Her son Aiden was at home with two younger siblings when an […]
This could be called – “what I missed last week” as well. I was out last week and didn’t see the Mountain Express article on the Secret B-Sides in time to give a plug for their cd release party. I wanted to drop a mention though because Shayne Heather – Bass teacher at the Asheville […]