AMS Overview

Acoustic Music Seminar

April 4 – April 11, 2020 | Mike Marshall, Director

AMS is a week of creativity and learning that inspires years of musical growth. Become part of a network of musicians who are creating the best music of their lives, and whose careers are only just beginning. The deadline to apply for AMS 2020 is November 6, 2019.

Notable AMS Alumni Include:

Paul Kowert, AMS ’12 (Punch Brothers; Dave Rawlings MachineHaas Kowert Tice; 2015 IBMA Momentum Award Nominee)
Brittany Haas, AMS ’12 (Dave Rawlings MachineHaas Kowert Tice)
Alex Hargreaves, AMS ’12 (Turtle Island Quartet)
Courtney Hartman, AMS ’12 (Della Mae)
Jordan Tice, AMS ’12 (Haas Kowert Tice)
Molly Tuttle, AMS ’12 and ’13 (2015 and 2016 IBMA Momentum Award Nominee)
John Mailander, AMS ’12 and ’13 (2015 and 2016 IBMA Momentum Award Nominee) 
Gary Hultman, AMS ’13 (The Boxcars)
Ethan Jodziewicz, AMS ’13 (Mr. Sun; Sierra Hull)
Matt Witler, AMS ’13 (Lonely Heartstring Band)
Erik Alvar, AMS ’13 (2016 IBMA Momentum Award Nominee)
Xavier Foley, AMS ’13 (First Prize Winner, 2014 Sphinx Competition)
Catherine Bowness, AMS ’13 (Mile Twelve; 2015 FreshGrass Best Banjo Winner)
David Benedict, AMS ’13 and ’14 (Missy Raines and the New Hip)
Bronwyn Keith-Hynes, AMS ’14 (Mile Twelve; 2015 FreshGrass Best Fiddler Winner) 
Carolyn Kendrick and Jake Howard, AMS ’16-17 and ’14-15 (2016 FreshGrass Best Duo Winner)
Ethan Setiawan, AMS ’15 and ’16 (2014 National Mandolin Champion)
Kaia Kater, AMS ’16 (One of Rolling Stone’s “10 Country Artists You Need to Know”)

Sponsored by David and Linda Bush, Anne P. West, Publix Super Markets Charities and Adventure Music.