AUSTA WA

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We run a variety of events throughout the year. These include performing festivals in Perth and Albany, masterclasses, socials, forums, and online presentations and forums. We are also support activities in association with WAYACHAMP, the Darlington String Quartet, prizes at Eisteddfods, Festivals and AMEB Awards.

AUSTA Festival AUGUST 28 2022 Principal Sponsor Zenith Music 

Congratulations to all who participated and supported the Festival in 2022 – adjudicators, accompanists, students, teachers, our raffle prize donors Zenith, WASO and Musica viva, legendary sheet music donors and Trinity College. Many thanks to a big effort from our committee and volunteers on the day who pitched in to make this event such a success!

AUSTA WA String Reading Afternoon, Sat October 15, 1.30-4.30 Trinity College East Perth.

The AUSTA National reading folders are coming to Perth!

Conductors and string educators are invited to come and partake in an afternoon of exploring a compilation of new music for string orchestra. This will be an excellent opportunity to network over a sumptuous afternoon tea. Enquiries to Andrew Patrick (email contact link under Committee members)

VENUE ACCESS will ONLY BY THE TRINITY ACCESS RD, all other exits are closed. 

BOOK HERE: https://www.trybooking.com/CCMIM

AUSTA Festival Albany October 22 

DETAILS AND BOOK HERE: https://www.trybooking.com/CCNKH

Enquiries to our AUSTA Albany Regional Representative Helen Grandage (email contact link under Committee members)

AUSTA Festival Denmark October 23

DETAILS AND BOOK HERE: https://www.trybooking.com/CCXPZ

Enquiries to our AUSTA Albany Regional Representative Helen Grandage (email contact link under Committee members)

Keep up to date with AUSTA WA on Facebook

Join AUSTA WA on Facebook for AUSTA posts, and join the AUSTA WA Facebook Group for sharing all your news, instruments for sale, concerts coming up, auditions, opportunities.

WA-based string businesses

Please use this list to support our local string businesses with varying services from renting to buying to repairing. This list is not in any particular order or an endorsement of the business by AUSTA WA, it is supplied purely to help students, parents and teachers. If you would like your local WA-based business listed here, please contact us.

REPAIRS and MAINTENANCE: West Violins, Andre Ozturk, Andrew Tait (cello and double bass)

BUY: Crescendo Music, Andre Ozturk, Tempest Music, WA Music Innaloo, West Violins, Zenith Music

RENT: Tempest Music (rent to buy), Twinkles Violin Rental, WA Music Innaloo.

Recommended Minimum Teaching Rates 

The 2022 hourly minimum recommended rate for private studio teacher individual lessons by WAMTA (the West Australian Music Teachers’ Association) is $95 an hour for professional teachers, and $75 an hour for students who teach.

AUSTA WA Committee

We have a welcoming committee of professionals and students who are motivated to create more opportunities for strings in WA.  Thinking about joining us? please contact WA President Helen Tuckey wapresident@austa.asn.au

Best wishes,
Helen Tuckey, President AUSTA WA.

Notices

AUSTA WA Facebook Group

In addition to the AUSTA WA Facebook page, (which is largely for AUSTA events, member news and opportunities posted by AUSTA Social Media managers) we have started a page AUSTA WA Group which is for members of the group and others to post freely in regard to anything of interest to the string community.  All responsibility lies with those who post and is not the responsibility of AUSTA WA.


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Events

october 2022

15oct1:30 PM4:30 PMAUSTA WA String Reading Afternoon

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Past Events

october 2021

23oct10:50 AM10:50 AMAlbany Austa String FestivalAn adjudicated non-competitive performance opportunity for string players of all ages and abilities.

november 2021

27nov(nov 27)1:00 PM06dec(dec 6)2:30 PMENCORE: The Double Bass – History and historic Performance Practise

07nov1:00 PM2:30 PMThe Double Bass – History and historic Performance Practise

december 2021

27nov(nov 27)1:00 PM06dec(dec 6)2:30 PMENCORE: The Double Bass – History and historic Performance Practise

february 2022

19feb1:00 PM5:00 PMABODA Greg McMurdo Memorial Conducting Clinic 2022

11feb7:00 AM6:00 PMAustralian National Violin Conference & Dorcas McClean Scholarship

april 2022

10apr1:00 PM2:30 PMTraditional Asian melodies

may 2022

15may1:00 PM3:00 PMAUSTA WA: Healing Stage Fright – an AUSTA WA Zoom presentation by Rupert Guenther.

14may(may 14)12:00 AM23(may 23)12:00 AMENCORE: AUSTA WA: Traditional Asian melodies

june 2022

04jun(jun 4)12:00 AM14(jun 14)12:00 AMAUSTA WA: Encore: Healing Stage Fright

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