Important ASTA Dates for Your Calendar!


September 2016

September 17: Virginia ASTA SRO Prep Day; for more information click here

October 2016

October 1: Texas ASTA Solo Competition Deadline; for more information click here
October 8-9: Colorado ASTA Education Workshop - Teaching Accuracy...Effective Ensemble Playing; for more information click here
October 14-15: Virginia ASTA Viola Days; for more information click here
October 15: ASTA Juried Research Poster Session Submissions Due; to apply click here
October 15: Nevada ASTA Violin Day
October 15: New Hampshire ASTA Fall Orchestra Festival; for more information click here
October 16: New Jersey ASTA Symposium Program; for more information click here
October 22: California ASTA Solo Competition; for more information click here
October 22: West Virginia ASTA String Competition; for more information click here
October 26: ASTA String Researcher Award Nominations Due; for more information click here
October 28-30: Alabama ASTA Honors String Festival; for more information click here
October 28: Arizona ASTA Virtuoso Violas; for more information click here
October 29: Arizona ASTA Solo Competition; for more information click here
October 30: ASTA State Chapter Award Nominations Due 

November 2016
November 1: ASTA Elizabeth A.H. Green School Educator Nominations Due; for more information click here
November 1: Michigan ASTA Solo Competition Preliminary Round; for more information click here
November 4: Indiana ASTA Orchestra Invitational; for more information click here
November 6: North Carolina ASTA Social at NCMEA 6:30pm - 8:30pm Old Fourth Street Station Winston-Salem, NC
November 11-12: North Carolina ASTA Sponsored Event - String Pedagogy and Practice for Classroom and Private Studio; for more information click here 
November 13: Massachusetts ASTA ASTACAP Exam; for more information click here
November 13: New Jersey ASTA Fall Board Meeting
November 15: ASTA College Chapter Application/Renewal Due; for more information click here
November 15: ASTA Student Chapter Awards Nominations Due; for more information click here
November 20: Michigan ASTA Solo Competition Final Round; for more information click here
November 30: ASTA Early Bird Registration Postmarked Deadline for 2017 National Conference 

December 2016
December 5: ASTA George Bornoff Memorial Scholarship Fund Applications Due; for more information click here

January 2017
January 14: Arizona ASTA Fiddle Fest
January 14: Nevada ASTA Viola Fest
January 14-15: Arizona ASTA Tuscon Cello Congress; for more information click here
January 15: Arizona ASTA Bass Jam; for more information click here
January 20-22: North Carolina ASTA 7th Annual Southeast Honors String Festival; for more information click here
January 28: Nevada ASTA Bass Workshop
January 29: New Jersey ASTA Jasper String Quartet Festival

February 2017
February 1: ASTA Registration Deadline for 2017 National Conference 
February 6: ASTA National Conference Hotel Block closed; for more information click here
February 12: Indiana ASTACAP Exam in Fort Wayne; for more information, click here
February 23-25: South Dakato ASTA J. Laiten Weed Honors Orchestra; for more information click here
February 25: California ASTACAP Exam in Walnut Creek, CA; for more information, click here
February 25: Hawaii ASTA Solo and Ensemble Festival; for more information click here
February 26: Maryland/DC ASTACAP Exam in Rockville, MD; for more information click here 

March 2017
March 1-4: 2017 ASTA National Conference in Pittsburgh, PA
March 2-4: 2017 ASTA National Orchestra Festival in Pittsburgh, PA
March 4: Nevada ASTA Cello Day
March 8-9: Colorado ASTA Large Group Orchestra Festival; for more information click here
March 17-19: Nevada ASTA Music Festival
March 18: California ASTACAP Exam in Berkeley, CA; for more information, click here
March 19: California ASTACAP Exam in San Francisco, CA; for more information click here

April 2017
April 1-30: ASTA Online ASTACAP Examinations for more information click here
April 2: Los Angeles ASTACAP Exam; for more information click here 
April 5: Arizona ASTA ASTACAP Exam in Phoenix
April 8 Los Angeles ASTACAP Exam; for more information click here 
April 15: 2018 National Orchestra Festival application due
April 22: Los Angeles ASTACAP Exam; for more information click here 
April 22: Colorado ASTA ASTACAP Exam for Northern Colorado; for more information click here
April 22: Kansas ASTA Junior High State-Wide Orchestra; for more information click here
April 23 Los Angeles ASTACAP Exam; for more information click here 
April 29 Los Angeles ASTACAP Exam; for more information click here 
April 29: Colorado ASTA ASTACAP Exam for Denver; for more information click here
April 30Maryland/DC ASTA ASTACAP Exam in Rockville, MD; for more information click here 

June 2017
June 1-30: ASTA Online ASTACAP Examinations for more information click here
June 25: New Jersey ASTA Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner

July 2017
July 9-14: North Carolina ASTA Suzuki Institute program; for more information click here