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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

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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

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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!

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 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:

Phil Alley