2020 ASA Concerto Competition Winners Announced

The Alberta String Association is pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Concert Competition: Gordon Giang, cello; performing the first movement of the Sinfonia Concertante, op 125, by Prokofiev. Congratulations to Gordon and his teacher, Raphael Hoekman! We look forward to hearing Gordon when performs with the Burman Symphony Orchestra in April! Congratulations toContinue reading “2020 ASA Concerto Competition Winners Announced”

ASA Concerto Competition

The Juicy Details: The student or the student’s teacher must be a member of the ASA. Costs of memberships are 15$ for students and 30$ for adults Submit a public youtube video of one or two concerto movements to perezrod@ualberta.ca (for tips on how to post a public youtube video LOOK HERE or LOOK HERE) The winnerContinue reading “ASA Concerto Competition”

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.