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2018 - 2020 ASTA/NJ Board

President: Arvin Gopal

President Elect: Elizabeth Guerriero

Past President: Sarah Mederos

Treasurer: Naomi Youngstein

Secretary: Cooper Ford

Editor/Newsletter: Robert Anderson

Webmaster: Mimi Butler

Membership: Angel Liu

Chamber Music: Peg Roberts

Historian: Betsy Maliszewski

Nominations/Private Teacher List: Sheila Mendel

ASTACAP/Cadet Teachers: Leslie Webster

K-12/Collegiate: Brian Verdi

Alternative Styles: Joe Deninzon

 

Welcome

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Welcome to the website of the American String Teachers Association, New Jersey Chapter (ASTA/NJ)! 

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The objectives of ASTA/NJ are to: support and encourage the teaching of string instruments at all educational levels; to promote and improve orchestras at all educational levels, and; to establish the highest artistic and pedagogical standards.

If you are not yet a member of ASTA, please consider becoming a member today! 

Click here for membership details and an online application form

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Join us for our Fall General Membership Meeting on Saturday Septemer 8, 2018 at New Jersey Youth Symphony (570 Central Ave, New Providence, NJ 07974).

Cost is $10 for Members, $20 for Non-members and free for college students. 

4:00pm - Registration

4:30pm - Reading session led by Joanne Erwin (bring an instrument)

6:00pm - Middle/High School All State Solo Clinics

Violin - Timothy Schwarz

Viola - Aundrey Mitchell

Cello - Joanne Erwin

Double Bass - Christopher Clark

6:00pm - Best Practices for classroom string education - Betsy Maliszewski

7:00pm - Dinner, Keynote Speaker (David Osbon - London College of Music) and meeting

 

Registration can be found here. All participants have the option to pay in advance with a credit card. All questions should be directed to njastachapter@gmail.com


 

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