Big thanks to our presenting sponsor Charlotte Street Computers, and to all of our fantastic sponsors
Long-time AMS teacher Jason Moore is our new Paul Thorpe Music Education Fund Scholarship Manager. We thank Hillary Trumpler for her 2+ years of hard work organizing and growing our scholarship program.
New year, new teachers!
Whitney Moore is a voice teacher who also teaches beginner ukulele and guitar. Learn more about her HERE.
Michael Sebastian is a cello teacher, who happens to have a lot of theatre experience, and also teaches voice and piano. Learn about Michael HERE.
Ivan Seng is a piano teacher, who also offers lessons in electronic music. Learn about Ivan HERE.
Andrew Finn Magill’s Fiddle Workshop will feature Irish and American fiddle tunes. Finn will start by doing some fun warm-ups and then learn the tunes by ear. We will learn the tunes in a call and response style. He plans to show the kids some “Fiddle tricks,” as well, to keep them interested. This will include chopping, beatboxing, some cool bowings and fiddle pyrotechnics.
Calling all singers! Feb. 6 auditions.
Learn how to use your voice in a fun and supportive setting while singing custom arrangements of your favorite songs.
Mountain Soul Party will host an early, Lounge show, 7pm to 9pm, featuring youth ensembles, Vinyl Crossroads (directed by Gabrielle Tee) and Defective Swing (directed by Andy John). The Lounge show is in the upstairs Isis Lounge, where space is limited to fifty tickets. Proceeds from these tickets will be donated to the Burton Street ONEmic Studio / LEAF in Streets & Schools. Lounge tickets also grant entry to the downstairs, Main Stage show, at 9pm.
Wow, what a year! Check out the numbers on our annual report below.
This past year, nearly 100 donors and supporters helped Asheville Music School bring the joy of music to 2,240 veterans, elders, the homeless, and people with disabilities. You too can be on this list! Just go to our DONATE page and contribute today. No amount is too big, or too small!
Our students are LIVE on Thurs. Dec. 14. Defective Swing, led by AMS teacher Andy John, plays modern and classic rock and pop songs. The evening will also feature solo performers, and a special performance by Burnt Toast. Start time is 6:30pm
Due to weather, we are cancelling the Dec. 9 recitals. As of Friday afternoon, the Sunday Dec. 10 recitals are still on. If that changes, we will let you know. Dec. 9 reschedule tba. Stay safe!