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News and Dates at a Glance from the 2014-2016 W-ASTA President 
Brian Steves

**Save the Dates!  2015 W-ASTA State Festivals**

 High School Saturday, March 13th

Western Washington University (co-sponsor)

 Competitive and Noncompetitive Divisions for: Full ~ String ~ Chamber Orchestras
Small Ensembles & Eclectic (non-classical) Groups

Plus

Special Friday Social Event, sponsored by WWMEA

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Middle Level Saturday, April 25th

Roosevelt High School

 W-ASTA Festivals are open to both W-ASTA and non W-ASTA members, with a discounted registration fee for W-ASTA members. W-ASTA Festivals are open to public & private schools, community youth orchestras, as well as ensembles from private studios.  W-ASTA Festivals are modeled after the National ASTA Festival, with outstanding regional and nationally recognized adjudicators & clinicians.


Fall String Symposium!

Saturday, October 11th

The Music Building at Seattle Pacific University
8:30am-3:00pm


                  Registration Fees             with Lunch
$20 ASTA Members                     $10/$10
$40 Non-ASTA Members            $30/$10
$10 Student ASTA Members       Free/$10
$15 Clock hours  - 7 Available
Registration can be paid on-site with check or credit card. 
FREE PARKING ON WEEKENDS!


2014-15 W-ASTA Dates

Most events are open to both W-ASTA and non-WASTA members, with discount prices for W-ASTA members

 

Fall String Symposiums
October 11th, Seattle Pacific University
8:00am-4:00pm

Join colleagues early in the year for workshops on pedagogy, chamber ensemble techniques, Intro to ASTA-CAP for
Studio Teachers and a special ASTA
New & Venerable Music Reading Session.

 

General Membership Meeting
February, 2015 Spokane
Date & Time TBA
In conjunction with the NAfME Northwest Conference