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National Solo Competition Final Results
ASTA announces the winners of the 2013 National Solo Competition!
Please click here
for a list of the winners. Thank you to all participants and judges for their hard work in making this a memorable event!
NHSHO Application Deadline Approaching
Applications for the 2014 National High School Honors Orchestra (NHSHO) are now available by clicking here. The 2014 NHSHO will perform at the ASTA National Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, March 7, 2014. The deadline to apply is June 15, 2013.
Kudos Award Winner
Our February winner in the new member recognition program, Kudos, is Eugenia Slezak, from Burke, Virginia. To read more about Eugenia, please click here.
2013 National Conference Sessions Now Available
Our streaming sessions and several selected sessions are now available for online viewing! Please click here to watch. You must be logged in to view this page.
Two Special Offers for ASTA Members
Strings wants to know what makes today’s string-playing community tick, starting with you! As a thank you for sharing your knowledge and thoughts in our brief survey, we'll enter you into a prize drawing. Ten lucky winners will receive a prize package worth up to $100 that includes sheet music, accessories, and more!
ESTA - The British Branch of European String Teachers' Association is offering 20 ASTA members the opportunity to receive a free conference pass to attend ESTA String Teachers Conference Oxford 2013. The conference is August 28-September 1, 2013. Conference delegates can then take advantage of a unique opportunity to stay in one of Oxford's most exclusive colleges, Christ Church and dine in the Great Hall. Participants are responsibility for their own travel and lodging. For more information visit www.esta2013.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Music Education Policy Roundtable
Learn more about ASTA's involvement in the Music Education Policy Roundtable by clicking here
Are you a member of Facebook? If so, consider joining the group page "School Orchestra and String Teachers", administered by Gail Barnes. You must click to join, all requests are accepted. Come ask questions of other string teachers on any teaching topic - curriculum, class management, music selection, teaching tips, and more! Click here to join.
String Research Journal, Volume II
The second volume of the String Research Journal (SRJ) is now available for download for ASTA members by clicking here. You must be logged in to view.
Order your ASTA String Curriculum here.
Wondering about upcoming ASTA deadlines? Click here for important dates coming up!