Outstanding String Orchestra Teacher 2022-2023

  • On March 17, 2023
Congratulations to Jenny Nichols, our AZ ASTA Outstanding String Orchestra Teacher for 2022-2023! Jenny Nichols has taught orchestra and general music for Gilbert Public School District for 39 years. She […]
Read More

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 […]
Read More

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 […]
Read More

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, […]
Read More


  • 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 […]
Read More
Featured Image

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 […]
Read More

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 […]
Read More