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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Simone Vigilante (AMS Voice instructor) will be taking part in the Dueling Diva’s concert coming up this Saturday, March 27th at 3pm. The performance will be at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church at 10 North LIberty Street in Asheville. The concert will be a Habitat for Humanities Benefit.
This weeks Mountain Express has a feature on the new album from Town Mountain. Jesse Langlais, (banjo instructor at the Asheville Music School West) is a founding member of Town Mountain and took part with the q&a with Mountain Express. The new release is called Steady Operator. The heart of the new album was recorded […]
Simone Vigilante (one of the Asheville Music Schools voice instructors) will be the soprano soloist in the Asheville Choral Society’s presentation of Dave Brubeck’s Mass to Hope! A Celebration and Christopher Theofanidis’ The Here and Now. The Performance will be at Central United Methodist Church in downtown Asheville, Saturday March 5th at 8PM and another […]
Simone Vigilante (one of the Asheville Music School’s voice instructors) is involved with Opera Creations and their production of The Gondoliers this weekend. There are also a couple of AMS students involved (Dustin Hooper, Heather Frankel). There’s also a former AMS student in the cast (Erica Metcalf). The performances are Saturday February 26th at 3pm […]