Providing education, advocacy, connection and collaboration for the people who work and thrive in music in Buncombe County.
Asheville Music Professionals (AMP) aims to set the standard for good music business practices while acting as a common voice for the Asheville music industry.
Together we can inform the community about the intrinsic worth and economic impact of music in our region. One of our main beliefs as an organization is that music is worth paying for. We also offer our membership educational workshops, fun events and socials all targeted at advancing local music business.
With a focus that extends from touring bands to recording studios, venues to festivals, and gear manufacturers to instrument repair shops, this hard working group of volunteers intends to make a positive impact on the lives of musicians and music lovers like you.
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solo session players, bands, street performers, touring bands, composers, conductors
Recording studios, photographers, promoters, festival / event organizers, designers, PR publicity / promotion / marketing, radio stations, managers, booking agents, record labels, record stores, mastering, mixing, engineers, producers, manufacturers, printers, instrument and gear repair, instrument sellers and distributors
Restaurants, traditional music venues, amphitheaters, outdoor event spaces, special event spaces
E.g.: The Bob Moog Foundation, LEAF Community Arts, Asheville Symphony Orchestra, etc.
Fans, superfans, donors, sponsors, volunteers, benefactors, partners, crowd supporters, grant writers, advisors, Gary. Businesses that use music in film, advertising, commercials. Anyone who wants to give time, money, or any other support to the organization but does not fit in the above categories
Join a committee and volunteer time and ideas. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The goal of this committee is:
The committee’s four areas of focus are craft, business, production, and software. It intends to elevate our music community by providing resources for everyone to sharpen existing skills and to learn new ones. More tools in the tool box.
The group plans to set the standards for good business practices for those hiring and being hired to do work in the music field. (e.g.: musicians, engineers, stage managers hired at venues, festivals, restaurants, fundraisers). It will serve as a common voice for the music community.