Outstanding Studio Teacher Award 2017-2018

  • On June 9, 2018
Congratulations to Laura Tagawa, Outstanding Studio Teacher of the year. Dr. Laura Tagawa is active as both a violin teacher and performer. Laura has extensive teaching experience and currently maintains her own teaching studio in Tucson, Arizona. She is an active adjudicator and completed ASTACAP training in 2010 at the ASTA National Conference. She has also served as the […]
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Job Opportunity – Willcox Orchestra Program

  • On January 30, 2018
Middle/High School Orchestra Teacher for 2018/2019 School Year: The Willcox Orchestra Program serves over 130 talented string students in grades 5 – 12 in the beautiful high desert country of Willcox, AZ. This award-winning program is the gem of the small community, has received superior honors at competitive festivals, and has produced outstanding students. The […]
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Elections for President-Elect and Secretary

  • On January 22, 2018
This year we will have elections for the positions President-Elect and Secretary for the ASTA-AZ Board.  Both positions serve 2-year terms, with the President-Elect then serving 2 years as President, followed by 2 years as Past-President.  Please read the candidates statements attached to this announcement.  Keep an eye out for our email ballot coming soon […]
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  • On April 30, 2017
June 8-9, 2017 at the ASU School of Music A two-day workshop for high school students, grades 11-12. Participants will learn about life as a college music major. The workshop also includes: ·  Strategies for successful auditioning ·  Tips for completing the college application process ·  Live performances by music faculty and students ·  Career […]
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NAU Regional Excerpt Audition Music Clinic

  • On December 9, 2016
Saturday, January 7th: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. No charge for the clinic. Red Mountain High School 7301 E. Brown Rd. Mesa, AZ 85207 (All-State music may be covered if there is time.) Taught by the Northern Arizona University School of Music String Faculty: Dr. Louise Scott, violin; Dr. Jacquelyn Schwandt, viola;  Dr. Mary Ann […]
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ASU Philharmonia

  • On September 1, 2016
Calling all string players! The ASU School of Music is excited to announce the creation of the ASU Philharmonia, a new full orchestra designed as a space for musicians across the entire ASU system to engage in a meaningful orchestral experience. Repertoire planned for this inaugural season includes Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, Stravinsky’s Berceuse and Finale […]
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Paul Rolland String Pedagogy

  • On August 30, 2016
The Paul Rolland String Pedagogy Conference and Rolland Actions Kids Camp will be held June 5 – June 9, 2017 at ASU, in the Gammage classrooms.  More information will be posted at www.paulrollandevents.com
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