Alberta String Association
Annual General Meeting
Feb. 25, 4:30PM
Rm 2-15, Fine Arts Building, University of Alberta
1) report on past activities,
2) approval of 2018 budget, and
3) nomination/election of new board members.
For access via teleconference, please contact Amber Gallagher at Amber.Gallagher@gppsd.ab.ca.
JOIN US AT MUSIC CONFERENCE ALBERTA!
The conference runs from Oct. 26 to Oct. 28 in Red Deer. Discounted Registration before Sept 30 – http://www.musicconferenceab.ca/delegate-registration.html
The Keynote Speaker this year is Boris Brott – http://www.musicconferenceab.ca/keynote-presenter.html
Your Alberta String Association is pleased to participate again, with thanks to AMEF, in the company of ARMTA, ABA, and ACF.
This year, the ASA will present an Honour String Orchestra in concert on Friday, Oct. 27, 4:30-6:00pm – http://www.musicconferenceab.ca/friday-schedule.html
Please let us know if you or your students would like to join this ensemble in a performance of Vivaldi – https://albertastringassociation.org/contact/
Auditions will be held in January 2018 (specific dates/venues TBA), and the winner’s performance – with the Burman Chamber Orchestra (Lacombe, AB), under Maestro Cristian Neacsu – will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 8:00PM.
Performers are to make arrangements for their own piano accompanist for the auditions.
The winner will perform 1 movement with cadenza with the Burman Chamber Orchestra. The Alberta String Association will also arrange a Gala Concert for the best performances (date/time TBA).
Deadline to apply: December 15, 2017.
Full information, including forms and payment.
Just Strings Alberta New JUST STRINGS
September 16, 2017 | 7PM
Fine Arts Building, U of Alberta, Edmonton
$20 (tickets at the door)
September 17, 2017 | 7PM
Administration Building Auditorium, Burman U, Lacombe
6730 University Dr.
$20 (tickets at the door)
Concert Collaboration between the Alberta String Association, Edmonton Classical Guitar Society and Early Music Alberta.
PDF poster HERE
SUN Sept 10, 2017 | 2PM
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Edmonton
Free Admission; donations are welcome
This recital is part of the Holy Trinity Concert Series.
Full size poster HERE
ASA Gala Concert
Sunday, April 9
University of Alberta
Fine Arts Building, Room 1-29
Reception to follow
Congratulations to violinist Jillie Hansen, winner of the 2017 ASA Concerto Competition!
Jillie will perform Vieuxtemps’ Concerto No. 5 in A minor, with conductor Cristian Neacsu and the Burman University Chamber Orchestra.
The concert will be held on April 8th, 8PM, at College Heights Church, Lacombe, AB (Campus Map).
Admission is free, with a freewill offering following the performance.