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.

ASA AGM| Feb. 25, 4:30PM

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

2017 Music Conference Alberta | Oct 26-28


The conference runs from Oct. 26 to Oct. 28 in Red Deer. Discounted Registration before Sept 30

The Keynote Speaker this year is Boris Brott

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 –

Please let us know if you or your students would like to join this ensemble in a performance of Vivaldi –

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 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 | 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 Guitar Society and Early Music Alberta.

PDF poster HERE