On May 2, 2019, 20 of Asheville finest musicians, with a few advanced students from Asheville Music School, perform The Beatles’ Revolver in its entirety at Isis Music Hall.
Our lovely new video tells the story of who we are and what we do…
We are debuting our new video on April 24 at Music Video Asheville at Diana Wortham Theatre. We can’t wait to see it on the big screen! Thanks again to Fiasco Pictures for working with us on it. Music Video Asheville, now coming into its 10th year, is an annual event that showcases the collaborations […]
AMS STUDENT TICKET GIVEAWAY – EARN YOUR SEAT TO A VIEWING OF
DECONSTRUCTING THE BEATLES: REVOLVER
With a special live acoustic sneak preview of select songs from Revolver.
Meet Charles Calloway and Iva Raykova! They will be assisting with our Chamber Camp the week of June 17-21.
Watch and learn all about Sound Effects Benefit Concert 2019!
Every Monday at 2:30-3:00 starting February 18, 2019. Your child will learn how to keep a steady beat, rhythms, creative expression and improvisation through music and kinesthetic learning activities. Drop-ins welcome. $10 per child per class.
We are teaming up with our friends at The Social Lounge in downtown Asheville to showcase our teachers and students in a weekly music series every Thursday evening. It’s a great way to actually hear what we’re all about! Expect many different genres of music, original songs as well as covers, multigenerational music students performing alongside their teachers, special guests, brand new collaborations, and more.
Arts Awareness Social | Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 5 PM – 7 PM | Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center | Performances by AMS students and teachers |
Last year a coalition of arts organizations was formed with the focus to educate, inform, and inspire public action supporting the fiscal vitality, stewardship, and growth of Asheville’s and Buncombe County’s creative sector. On February 6th we would like to invite you to the Arts Awareness Social to get to know the organizations behind the coalition and learn what they are doing to share the way the arts are positively impacting our community. Special presentations by BMCM+AC, Word on the Street, and Asheville Music School. This event is free and open to the public.
We are happy to announce 2 new ensembles! For more information and to enroll contact Program Director Mandy Guilfoyle: email@example.com
AMS STRING ORCHESTRA, LED BY JASON MCCOY:
4th-9th grade students playing string orchestra classical music at a grade 2 level.
Rehearses every Friday (starting Feb. 1) from 6:30-7:30.
Led by violist and music educator Jason McCoy, the AMS String Orchestra will play music from the classical repertoire at a grade 2 level. Violinists, violists, cellists, and bassists will play music from the classics like Bach and Mozart, all the way to modern and pop music in a string orchestra setting, and will be conducted by Jason McCoy. Students must be able to read music to join the string orchestra. Orchestral experience is a valuable, fun, and important part of every string player’s life. The AMS String Orchestra is part of Asheville Music School’s Sound Education Outreach program, which brings music to communities in need.
APPALACHIAN STRING BAND, LED BY JASON MCCOY:
6th-12th grade students playing Appalachian folk music.
Rehearses every Friday (starting Feb. 1) from 7:30-8:30.
Violist, banjo player, and folk musician Jason McCoy leads the Appalachian String Band. Students will play music from the Appalachian tradition, as well as old-time, Cajun, dances, and other styles of folk music. The Appalachian String Band is open to any fiddler, banjo player, guitarist, bassist, mandolin player, and singer who wants to play some fun and beautiful music that reflects the rich musical history of Western North Carolina. The AMS String Orchestra is part of Asheville Music School’s Sound Education Outreach program, which brings music to communities in need.