AMS Concert- WINDSONG 2014: A Celebration of Celtic Music

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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 [...]

Sound Effects: Emerging & Professional Musicians Raise Funds for Music Education

April 10, Isis Music Hall presents Sound Effects: A Benefit Concert for Asheville Music School The event will showcase the best of Asheville’s rising talents, revered teachers, and professional musicians. The night includes performances by AMS Sound Education student ensembles, AMS faculty, including Amanda Horton and Steve Loew, and members of Asheville Tango Orchestra, Common [...]

March 2014 Practice-a-Thon Begins!

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 Music School Student Jason Chrisman Receives High Honor

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). [...]

ROCK BAND STARTING JANUARY 11, 2014

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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-