Mandolin Lessons
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JAMEY AEBERSOLD COMING TO AMS!

Venerable jazz musician, educator, and winner of the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Award will be hosting a workshop for instrumentalists and vocalists at AMS on Mon. Oct 13. Register through Elise Pratt- meirby129@yahoo.com More on Jamey HERE

WHOLE FOODS PARTNERSHIP

AMS to partner with Whole Foods and the Tap Haus to help further out music outreach program! Members of our Sound Education outreach program will be performing at the new Tunnel Rd. Whole Foods on Friday evenings from 5:00-7:00.

NEW FACULTY MEMBERS

We are happy to welcome Mary Kay Bauer (voice), Franklin Keel (cello), Nancy Simmons (voice), and Lloyd Weinberg (sax) to the AMS family!

SOUND EDUCATION OUTREACH VIDEO

Watch this video to learn more about our community outreach and scholarship program CLICK HERE

Mandolin Lessons

The mandolin is a string instrument in the lute family.  It is tuned like a violin (from low to high GDAE), but with 4 double courses (or 4 pairs) of strings instead of single strings.

The mandolin is most commonly associated with bluegrass music, especially here in the southern U.S., but it is far more widely used than that. It’s found in gypsy jazz music, Brazilian folk music, Indian music, and even in the classic rock of Led Zeppelin.

Our mandolin teachers at Asheville Music School (Austin Harris and John Looney) are well versed in numerous styles of music and can help you take the mandolin in any direction you’d like. See their bios for more.

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

Teachers:

Austin Harris
John Looney