Barnaroo 2016 featuring AMS Rock Band

We are thrilled to be partnering with Barnaroo Festival once again! The fest happens Sept 30-Oct 2 at Franny’s Farm in Leicester, NC, and features local and regional bands, as well as our AMS Rock Band, led by Alec Fehl. A portion of proceeds goes to benefit AMS programs. Learn more about the festival here: […]

June/July 2016 Newsletter

Our 20th year!

Spring 2016 marks 20 years since Asheville Music School first opened its doors! A great big THANK YOU to everyone who has been a part of AMS over the years. We couldn’t have done it without the support of this amazing community- the teachers, the students, the parents, and all of our supporters. Three cheers for […]

AMS Announces New Executive Director

  MARCH 31, 2016 From AMS Board Chair Melissa Reardon: Dear AMS Students, Families, Teachers, and Supporters, On behalf of the Asheville Music School Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce our new Executive Director, Charlotte Sommers. Charlotte has been working for AMS as Development Director since January 2015, and has been instrumental in […]

Sound Effects Benefit Concert 2016- Abbey Road!

Our 4th annual Sound Effects Benefit Concert will be held on April 21, 2016, at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall. This year’s big headliner- AMS teachers and students performing The Beatles’ Abbey Road in its entirety, with full instrumentation! The evening will also feature some of our Sound Education Outreach ensembles, including AMS Rock Band, Vinyl Crossroads […]