2019 String Project of the Year

Apply for the 2019 Outstanding String Project of the Year Award

This award is given annually by ASTA. The recipient is honored at the ASTA National Conference.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2018

2018–19 ASTA String Project of the Year Application

Applications should be submitted via email in the form of a PDF attachment to
Claire Morrell: asta@astaweb.com

The National String Project Consortium is actively involved at the annual American String Teacher's Association National Conference.
The sessions are open to all!

ASTA 2018

NSPC Activities

Wednesday, March 7, 2018:

3:00 p.m.

Board Meeting (NSPC board members only), Hyatt Hotel, Dunwoody Room

5:00 p.m.
Open discussion, roundtable, and site news sharing with board, Hyatt Hotel, Dunwoody Room

6:00 p.m.
NSPC reception, Hyatt Hotel, Embassy A Room

NSPC Sessions at ASTA 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018:

Poster Displays: All day, Inman Room

Please bring any posters and displays from String Project sites. These need to be set-up early Thursday morning (before the first Thursday morning session) and taken down at the end of the day. Please do not plan on being able to tack anything to the walls with pins/tack/etc. Please also feel free to bring fliers and other promotional materials. This is a great opportunity for us to share our String Project sites with a great string community. 

NSPC Best Practices Sessions @ ASTA 2018

If you are interested in giving a presentation at one of the following Best Practices sessions, please contact the session moderator directly.

Best Practices in National String Project Consortium (NSPC) String Projects: Strategies from Emerging Teachers (2:15–3:15 p.m., Inman Room)

Pre-service teachers from various String Project programs around the country will share strategies for successfully working with groups of young string players. String Projects provide practical hands-on training for undergraduate and graduate students during their college years, and give children in the surrounding communities the opportunity to study a string instrument.

Elizabeth Chappell, University of North Texas
If interested in getting involved, please contact Elizabeth Chappell directly at elizabeth.chappell@unt.edu

Special Topics National String Project Consortium (NSPC) String Projects: Video and Media Promotion (3:45–4:45 p.m. Inman Room)

This National String Project Consortium sponsored session will feature presentations from String Project sites across the country as they discuss special topics that contribute to the health, success, and sustainability of String Project sites. This year's discussion and presentation centers around how, when, and why to use video and media for program promotion.

Sophie Till, Marywood University
If interested in getting involved, please contact Sophie Till directly at sophietill@maryu.marywood.edu

National String Project Consortium