The Ashland School Distirct supports two excellent band programs, at Ashland Middle School (AMS) and Ashland High School (AHS).

The AHS "Grizz" Band maintains a website in most years at It's under the direction of Ivan Olinghouse. AHS supports several bands, including a concert band primarily composed of freshman and sophomores, an audition-only wind ensemble, a percussion ensemble, and a Jazz Band. The Band program also supports a popular guitar program, as well as music composition studies.

The AMS Band program also runs its own website at This vibrant program, led by Jenifer Carstensen and a small army of assistants and volunteers, typically enrolled half of the entire middle school prior to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Upcoming Monthly Meetings
on Zoom (contact us):

  • May 7, 2024 5:30PM
  • Jun 4, 2024 5:30PM