Calendar

2016-17

MASTA (and related*) dates:
Sept. 24 – Fall Meeting and Reading Session – Canton HS
Oct. 13 – UP Chamber Music Festival in Marquette
Oct. 15 – MSBOA Mid-Level String Clinics
Oct. 27 – MSBOA All-State Auditions
Jan. 19 – Winter MASTA Board Meeting – MMC
Jan. 20 – Winter MASTA General Membership Meeting 8 – 9 AM
Jan. 21 – All–State Orchestra concert @ MMC
Feb. 27 – Chamber Music Festival UMich Moore Bldg
Mar. 18 – MSBOA State Solo & Ensemble Festival
Apr. 7 – MYAF Soloist auditions @ CMU
May 18-20 – Michigan Youth Arts Fest – Kalamazoo
May 20 – MASTA Executive Board Spring Meeting at WMU

*For more info about MSBOA dates see: www.msboa.org
Still needed: Camp dates, Bass Workshops, Summer Retreat

 

2016 – 2017 ASTA CALENDAR

As programs are reviewed annually, dates may change pending outcome of review.

JULY 2016
Fourth Quarter Rebates mailed (April – June)
July 10 – Kudos nominations due
July 15 – Deadline to submit information for August Chapter Connections newsletter

AUGUST 2016
Aug 1 – August Chapter Connections sent
Aug 10 – Chapter News Submissions for the AST November issue due
Aug 15 – Treasurer’s Report due for 6 months ended June 30

SEPTEMBER 2016
Sept 15 – Deadline to submit information for October Chapter Connections newsletter

OCTOBER 2016
First Quarter Rebates mailed (July – September)
Oct 1 – Potter’s Violins Instrument Awards applications due
Oct 1 – October Chapter Connections sent
Oct 10 – Kudos nominations due
Oct 15 – 2016 National Conference Poster Session applications due
Oct 30 – State Chapter Awards nominations due (membership recruitment award, best newsletter award, most improved chapter award, outstanding chapter award, state chapter leader award, best website award)

NOVEMBER 2016
Nov 1 – Elizabeth A.H. Green School Educator Award nominations due
Nov 1 – Student Chapter renewal/application forms and rosters due
Nov 10 – Chapter News Submissions for the AST February issue due
Nov 15 – Student Chapter Award applications due (most improved student chapter, outstanding student chapter, student exemplary service)
Nov 15 – Deadline to submit information for December Chapter Connections newsletter

DECEMBER 2016
Dec 1 – December Chapter Connections sent
Dec 5 – George Bornoff Scholarship Fund applications due
Dec 15 – Conference Registration – Early Bird Rates deadline
Dec 31 – State Chapter Commercial Liability Insurance Election form due

JANUARY 2017
Second Quarter Rebates mailed (October – December) ASTACAP Online
Jan 10 – Kudos nominations due
Jan 15 – Deadline to submit information for February Chapter Connections newsletter

FEBRUARY 2017
Feb 1 – Deadline for Pre-Registration Rate for Conference
Feb 1 – February Chapter Connections sent Feb 10 – Chapter News Submissions for the AST May issue due
Feb 12 – Conference Cancellation deadline (for refund)
Feb 15 – Treasurer’s Report due for 6 months ended December 31

MARCH 2017
March 1-4 – ASTA National Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
March 15 – Deadline to submit information for April Chapter Connections newsletter

APRIL 2017
Third Quarter Rebates mailed (January – March) ASTACAP Online
April 1 – April Chapter Connections sent
April 1 – Potter’s Violins Instrument Awards applications due
April 1 – CodaBows for America applications due
April 10 – Kudos nominations due
April 15 – deadline for call for speakers for 2018 National Conference
April 15 – Deadline to submit information for May Chapter Connections
April 15 – NOF applications due for 2018

MAY 2017
May 1 – May Chapter Connections sent
May 10 – Chapter News Submissions for the AST August issue due
May 15 – Deadline to submit information for June Chapter Connections newsletter

JUNE 2017
ASTACAP Online
June 3 – Deadline for any information for the eNEWS distributed to all ASTA members
June 30 – Annual recap of the year Chapter Connections