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”
The ASA Newsletter Fall 2018 is now available here.
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”
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”
Join us for the ASA Student Recital featuring many of the candidates at our last concerto competition. May 27, 2018 | 3PM Studio 2-7, Fine Arts Building UAlberta This is a free event, a great opportunity to discover up-and-coming talent from across the province! Fine Arts Building on Google Maps
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.
Alberta String Association Annual General Meeting Feb. 25, 4:30PM Rm 2-15, Fine Arts Building, University of Alberta Agenda: 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, andContinue reading “2017 Music Conference Alberta | Oct 26-28”
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 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”