March madness has a special meaning at AMS — it’s Practice-a-Thon month! Based on the popular walk-a-thon model, Practice-a-Thon participants sign up sponsors to pledge donations based on the number of days they practice their instrument. The Grand Prize of an iPad Mini will go to the student with the most practice hours for the month of March. Cash […]
The third annual Sound Effects concert to benefit Asheville Music School will be held on Thursday, April 9 at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall. The event will showcase AMS faculty and students, and will feature guest artists River Guerguerian and Chris Rosser of the celebrated trio Free Planet Radio. All proceeds will benefit AMS operations, mission, and programs. Tickets are on sale now at www.isisasheville.com $12 […]
Jamey Aebersold, internationally known saxophonist and authority on JAZZ education and improvisation … and 2014 recipient of the National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Masters Award (the Nation’s highest honor) for his lifetime achievement and exceptional contributions to the advancement of JAZZ, America’s art form…..will be performing and […]
Presented by Asheville Music School and Milissa Ellison, this premiere event will feature over 27 celtic woodwind instruments, and most of them handmade! The first in a series of historically-informed concerts, WINDSONG is a celebration of Celtic music: the folk and dance tunes of Galicia, Brittany, Ireland, Ulster, Scotland, Australia, and North America. The concert […]
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’re excited to be adding Alec Fehl to our Sound Education Outreach Ensemble! He will lead the new Rock Band program. More info on the poster-
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!