Thomas Schoen receives Royal Conservatory of Music Teacher of Distinction Award

On Sunday October 28, 2018, Edmonton Violin teacher Thomas Schoen, was awarded a Teacher of Distinction Award by Dr. Peter Simon, President and CEO of the Royal Conservatory of Music, at the Royal Conservatory Convocation and Gold Medals Ceremony at Mount Royal University in Calgary. RCM Teachers of Distinction are recognized for their leadership asContinue reading “Thomas Schoen receives Royal Conservatory of Music Teacher of Distinction Award”

2019 ASA Concerto Competition

The Alberta String Association invites all young, pre-professional Albertan string players to apply to the 2019 ASA Concerto Competition. Deadline to apply: January 25, 2019. The winner will perform at the Young Artists Concerto Concert, which will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 @ 7PM (College Heights Seventh-day Adventist Church, Lancombe, AB) with the Burman University SymphonyContinue reading “2019 ASA Concerto Competition”

2018 Music Conference Alberta

JOIN US! Music Conference Alberta Oct. 25-27, 2018  Sutton Place Hotel, Edmonton (and McDougall United Church) Registration is open (early bird rates till Sept. 30) The ASA is pleased to host musicians and pedagogues who will present lectures and performances. The 2018 ASA Teaching Award will also be presented at the Conference Awards Luncheon. At MCA 2018,Continue reading “2018 Music Conference Alberta”

Congratulations Maya Budzinski | 2018 ASA Concerto Competition

Congratulations to violinist Maya Budzinski (Edmonton, AB), winner of the 2018 ASA Concerto Competition! Maya will perform Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole with conductor Cristian Neacsu and the Burman University Symphony Orchestra. The concert will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018, 8:00PM, at College Heights Church, Lacombe, AB (Campus Map). Admission is free, with a freewill offering following the performance.

2017 Music Conference Alberta | Oct 26-28

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, andContinue reading “2017 Music Conference Alberta | Oct 26-28”

2018 ASA Concerto Competition

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 cadenzaContinue reading “2018 ASA Concerto Competition”

JUST STRINGS | Sept 16 & 17

Just Strings Alberta New JUST STRINGS Meet Vivaldi September 16, 2017 | 7PM Fine Arts Building, U of Alberta, Edmonton Room 2-7 $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 GuitarContinue reading “JUST STRINGS | Sept 16 & 17”