April 9 Sound Effects Benefit Concert w/ Special Guests


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 […]

Practice-A-Thon Starts March 1st

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 […]

2014 Highlights

Highlights From 2014


Jamey Aebersold Coming to Asheville Music School!

               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 […]

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 […]