Mandolin Lessons
Gift Certificates

SOUND EFFECTS: APRIL 10 BENEFIT CONCERT

Thank you SO MUCH for making our event such a success! All of our students, parents, volunteers, board members, AVL All-Stars, and the crew at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall- we couldn't have done it without you! Click here to VIEW PHOTOS from KMG Photography

MUSIC VIDEO ASHEVILLE APRIL 16

Showcasing music videos from Asheville artists, this event, held at Diana Wortham Theatre, will help benefit our scholarship and outreach programs! Click HERE to learn more

SUMMER CAMP AUDITIONS APRIL 26

Placement auditions for our summer camps start at 1:30pm. Call to schedule your time. Camps included Chamber Music, Pop/Rock Band, Jazz Band, Rock Band, and Suzuki Splash. Ages range from 3 to 18. Click HERE to learn more

MUSIC & MOVEMENT CLASSES ANNOUNCED

New faculty member Kirsten Baucom Earley will be teaching Music & Movement classes this summer at AMS. Two different weekly classes running June 10-July 23. Click HERE to learn more

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