Congratulations to violinist Jillie Hansen | 2017 ASA Concerto Competition

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.

ASA Annual General Meeting | Dec 4

You are invited to attend the Alberta String Association’s December 2016 Annual General Meeting: Alberta String Association Annual General Meeting Dec. 4, 4:30 pm 3-17 Fine Arts Building University of Alberta Remote access (Google Hangout Tardifg) If you are looking for even more string news or are interested in sharing news, events and interests, pleaseContinue reading “ASA Annual General Meeting | Dec 4”

New ASA Newsletter Spring/Summer 2016 now available online

The ASA Newsletter Spring/Summer 2016 is now available – https://albertastringassociation.org/newsletters/. Your String Association has been very busy this term, with levels of activity reminding me of November 2004, when we held a large ASA Conference event in Banff and Calgary. Highlights include a report on the inaugural 2016 ASA Concerto Competition, and the recent 2016 ASA Conference in collaboration with WilderContinue reading “New ASA Newsletter Spring/Summer 2016 now available online”

Music Conference Alberta 2016

This year, Music Conference Alberta will be held at the Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity, October 20-23. Join us for 4 days of interest sessions, interactive panel discussions, open rehearsals and rehearsal labs, masterclasses, One-on-One sessions, and concerts. Music Conference Alberta is jointly presented by Choir Alberta, Alberta Band Association, and Alberta Music EducationContinue reading “Music Conference Alberta 2016”

2016 ASA Conference – Masterclass Participants

We are pleased to announced our masterclass participants for the 2016 ASA Conference, which will be held on April 20, 2016 at the University of Alberta: WED | April 20 | 3:00-4:20PM Andrew Wan, Concertmaster, Montreal Symphony (room 1-29, fine arts bldg) 3:00PM Sonya Shin | Ysaÿe Sonata no. 3 3:20PM Esther Yao | KreislerContinue reading “2016 ASA Conference – Masterclass Participants”