F. Anthony Ames (occasionally acknowledged as Tony Ames) is usually a percussionist and maker. He is a person in the percussion portion of the Country wide Symphony Orchestra of Washington, D.C. since 1968. He continues to be mixed up in founding of many small groups, like the 20th Hundred years Consort, the Passionate Chamber Event, the Folger Consort, Hesperus, as well as the Martha’s Vineyard Music Event. Ames spent some time working as a maker and orchestra service provider in the D.C. region. His actions included employing the orchestra for the Terrace Theatre Group of the Washington Opera at Kennedy Middle, as well as the Potomac Chamber Orchestra, which he put together to create recordings of traditional American musicals. For the Country wide Symphony he devised the “NSO in TOWN” system. He in addition has created recordings for the Smithsonian and Bridge Information labels, and done film tasks, including a ten-hour documentary series about Traditional western music background, one bout of which gained a prize on the 1986 Houston Film Celebration. He was acknowledged as percussion soloist in the Country wide Symphony Orchestra’s Decca documenting of Michael Kamen’s THE BRAND NEW Moon in the Aged Moon’s Arms.