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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Outstanding Studio Teacher Award

  • On September 8, 2017
ASTA-AZ is seeking nominations for our Outstanding Studio Teacher Award for 2017-18.  Please send nominations to with the following information: Name of the person nominating and affiliation with the candidate Name of the candidate (must have a current ASTA membership) A narrative supporting the nomination.  Suggested qualifications include evidence of teaching excellence, impact on students, and […]
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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
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