Electric Bass Lessons
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We're thankful to Charlotte Street Computers for selecting AMS to participate in their Power On Community program. In partnership with Asheville Community Theatre, CSC has donated 50 tickets to AMS to the ACT world premiere production of Snowbound for us to sell to friends and family to raise funds for the school. Buy tickets online here-

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Jan. 18, 7pm-9pm. Join us for this one time introduction to the fundamentals of Gypsy Jazz guitar playing! Led by instructors Phil Alley and Steve Karla. Focus is on guitar, but all instruments welcome.


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2016- OUR 20TH YEAR!

It's been 20 years since Asheville Music School first opened its doors! Time flies when you're making music! Thanks 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!

Electric Bass Lessons

A relatively new instrument, the electric bass was developed in the 1930s as a more easily transportable substitute for the double bass, and eventually became widely used in the 1950s with Leo Fender producing his Precision Bass (which is still widely used today!)

Our teachers at Asheville Music School teach all ages and skill levels as well as any musical genre your heart desires. The electric bass can be played with the fingers, with a pick, or slapped and popped, and our teachers are well adept at teaching all 3 playing styles.

Click the teacher links below to learn more about our Electric Bass faculty.


Ben Bjorlie
Ryan Reardon
Ryan Kijanka