MASTA’s 2016 Studio Teacher of the Year, Wendy Azrak, was honored at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival in May. She received a Touchstone Award and was recognized with other organization Teachers of the Year at a dinner and at the Gala Concert. Wendy’s eloquent remarks inspired all those in attendance and she represented the Michigan […]
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The 6th annual Bass Bash at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Bass Bash is a clinic for beginning, intermediate and advanced classical and jazz bass students in grades 6-12 and their teachers. Students will play in small ensembles, have a technique class, […]
Come join us for our annual reading session of BRAND NEW string orchestra literature. We’ll play through over 70 new titles of music, from beginning string orchestra rep through advanced. Bring your primary or secondary instruments and enjoy making music and networking/socializing with your fellow string teachers. Get feedback and advice on programming too. This event is […]
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The 25th Anniversary MASTA Chamber Music Festival took place on March 7th, 2016 at the College of Music Building on the campus of Michigan State University. Thanks to Judy Palac and Kevin O’ Donnell for arranging for MASTA to have the event at MSU! The festival and competition were made possible by the following generous donors: Shar’s […]
BassFest – East 2016 At the Michigan BassFest young bassists will have a unique opportunity to get together with other young bass players, play ensembles, get instruction from nationally recognized bass teachers and performers, and hear some outstanding bass playing. The Michigan BassFest-East is sponsored by the Michigan Chapter of the American String Teachers Association, and will be hosted […]
MASTA Professional Development Grant; What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body Course Instructor: Rebecca Hunter, DMA, Andover Educator I am honored to be a recipient of the MASTA Professional Development Grant for 2015, which helped fund my 6-hour public “What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body” course on Dec. 12, […]