Congratulations to the 2017 ASO who gave a absolutely amazing performance on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Thank you to Maestro Jeffrey Grogan for his work with the orchestra. Students and teachers alike were inspired and learned so much from you.
We would also like to thank all of the teachers that volunteered to help with ASO. There is so much that goes in to making an event like this successful.
Congratulations to the 2017 MoASTA award recipients, MoASTA was proud to honor you at our annual awards luncheon.
- Elementary Educator Award Michelle Howard
- Secondary Educator Award Esther Clifton
- Studio Teacher Award Monty Carter
- Artist Teacher Award Julia Sakharova
- Distinguished Service Award Allison Ross
- Distinguished Service Award Wyatt Violin Shop
Thank you to LudwigMasters Music for sponsoring Steven Rosenhaus and sending music for our reading session. We appreciate your support.
Thank you to Steven Rosenhaus for sharing his talents with the string educators of Missouri. We enjoyed having you and “Tangled Tango” was a hit!!
Thank you to Michelle Davis, MMEA Orchestra Vice-President for putting together some wonderful sessions. Congratulations to the following directors and their students for the amazing performances: Chris Kelts-MSU, Joseph Gutowski-Lafayette, Patrick Jackson-Kirkwood, Alex Chang-Lindbergh and Ann Geiler-Wydown.
The American String Teachers Association (ASTA) is the nation’s premier organization for string teachers and performers. ASTA is committed to helping its membership develop and refine their skills throughout their careers, from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. ASTA offers many services tailored to each member’s unique needs.
Missouri State Chapter
MoASTA is active in many areas supporting string performance and education. The Board of Directors oversees the Missouri All State Orchestra Program (ASO). DIRECTORS please be vigilant in reading not only the audition information pages on this website, but the MSHSAA handbook rules for solo/ensemble festivals. Changes have taken place in both venues!
Encourage your colleagues to join ASTA and visit our website for news and pertinent information about our organization! Regards,
Kirt Mosier, MoASTA President