Harvey Diamond Jazz Series at AMS Loft


We are very happy to have jazz pianist Harvey Diamond at Asheville Music School. Harvey has been described as “one of the unsung heroes of the Boston jazz scene since the mid-1960’s.” He was among Lennie Tristano’s (one of the great original improvisers who played with such luminaries as Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker in […]

Give!Local Campaign Kickoff- Nov. 1 at The Orange Peel

The Mountain Xpress Give!Local campaign kickoff is November 1st at The Orange Peel, and our Sound Education Outreach Ensembles will be performing, namely Vinyl Crossroads at the AMS Rock Band. Here’s some quick info about the campaign… THE MISSION Raise funds and awareness for local nonprofits that make a big difference where we live — […]

AMS Open House- Sept 12

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Join us for our back-to-school OPEN HOUSE on September 12th from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Learn about our private music lessons, our outreach and ensemble program, the Paul Thorpe Music Education Fund that awards scholarships to students in need. We will have an INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO for attendees to try out instruments. Plus, our student rock […]

AMS Student Showcase at Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack


September 19, 2:00-8:00. Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack at 3749 Sweeten Creek Rd. Part of the proceeds of chicken sales go to AMS! Cluck cluck!

Barnaroo Pre-Party at Orange Peel Aug 22


Join us for the Asheville Barnaroo PRE JAM at The Orange Peel on Saturday, August 22nd featuring the Asheville Music School Rock Band, Demon Waffle,  & Andrew Scotchie hosting a BARNAROO  all-star jam! Asheville Barnaoo 2015 is taking place on September 26th & 27th at Franny’s Farm in Leicester, NC! Tickets and info HERE Join the fun and get […]