Upcoming Events

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FALL 2022

October 14: OrASTA/SOMEA Fall Orchestra Workshop
To be held at Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center
Oregon ASTA and Southern OR MEA will be holding a conducting
and string technique workshop for teachers, directors, and
their students, with Dr. David Jacobs from the
Univ. of Oregon.  Let us know if you have requests for topics! 
Contact astaoregon@gmail.com or kdebolt@grantspass.k12.or.us


Solo Competition
Apply by October 8, 2022
Finals: Nov. 6th at PSU


SPRING 2023

Honors Recital & Member Meeting
Recital Applications due in February
Recital and Meeting in March or April


OrASTA Scholarship Forms available in January

Oregon ASTACAP Program (May)
Registration due early April
Performance in May 2023

Oregon ASTA Events

Click the picture to view the April 2022

issue of 'The Chorda'

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Click to view the December 2021​ Issue of 'The Chorda'

Solo Competition 2021

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ASTA, founded more than 60 years ago, is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers.  ASTA's members range from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. The organization provides a vast array of services, including

instrument insurance, an award-winning scholarly journal, discounts on publications and resources, annual professional development opportunities, and access to collegial network of colleagues throughout the string profession. 

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The Oregon Chapter of the American String Teachers Association (OR-ASTA) was founded to promote string playing in the state of Oregon and to serve Oregon's members of the American String Teachers Association. Its officers are elected every two years by a vote of the membership.