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AMS RULES AT DTA5

AMS Rock Band (aka Minør) performed at Downtown After 5 on Fri., Aug 19, opening for Asheville All-Stars, and crushed it! Watch video HERE.

JAZZ ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS

August 30th. Led by Jacob Rodriguez and Ben Bjorlie. Call to sign up- (828) 252-6244 or email gabrielle@ashevillemusicschool.org. CLICK HERE for more info.

NEW GROUP CLASSES

We have 2 new group classes for Fall 2016- Voice Class and Beginner Guitar Class, starting mid-Sept. CLICK HERE for more info.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE SEPT 10

Meet our teachers, take a guitar class, visit our instrument petting zoo, and much more. Saturday Sept. 10, 2:30-6:00. Click HERE for more info.

BARNAROO- SEPT 30-OCT 2

We are thrilled to be partnering with Barnaroo Festival once again! The festival, held at Franny's Farm in Leicester, NC, features local and regional bands, as well as our AMS Rock Band. AND, a portion of the proceeds go to benefit AMS programs. Learn more HERE.

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!

Guitar Lessons

One of our most popular instruments that we teach at the Asheville Music School is guitar. We offer lessons in electric guitar, acoustic guitar, classical guitar, and bass guitar. Whether you are someone who wants to just curl up with your guitar and pick out a few tunes for yourself, perform at one of Asheville’s many open mic nights, or learn to jam better with your friends, we can help.

Our guitar instructors have a great diversity of experiences between them. Jazz, rock, pop, folk, classical, metal, bluegrass-you name it, our teachers have knowledge in lots of styles. We offer lessons for five-year-olds on up and teach lessons for those who are beginners, intermediates and advanced.

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

Teachers:

Phil Alley- guitar, gypsy jazz, bluegrass
Darlyne Cain- guitar, piano, songwriting

Dave Dribbon- songwriting, voice, guitar, piano
Alec Fehl- rock guitar, AMS Rock Band
Sam Irvin- jazz guitar, trumpet
Andy John- electric, acoustic, jazz, rock, ukulele
Michael Luchtan- folk guitar, other styles
Ryan Kijanka- bass guitar
John Looney- acoustic guitar, old time, bluegrass, folk, country
Ryan Reardon- bass guitar
Gabrielle Tee- acoustic guitar 
Patrick Walters- electric guitar