Anne Coombs - Executive Director and Director of Music Education: Anne founded the Asheville Music School in 1996 and her 'guitar jam camps' evolved into Rock Academy in 2008. She is presently owner and director of Music Academy Asheville and Rock Academy. She is also a member of the Resource Council for the Performing Arts Center in Asheville and part of Buncombe County School Arts Education Advisory Council. Anne's dream, to ensure that all children have access to music education regardless of their financial situation, became the inspiration for Give to the Music, born in 2011. She oversees all activities and decision making.