AUSTA News 2021

2021 Advertising Policy

December 2nd, 2020 by Karen Kyriakou

Advertising Policy

(as of December 2020)

Download the Advertising Policy HERE  Social Media and advertising are integral to the development and promotion of AUSTA. Advertising opportunities are available in the following categories:
  • Stringendo - click for more information
  • Email advertising (via Mailchimp) to our membership of over 900 string players, teachers and...


2020 AGM Reports

November 30th, 2020 by Karen Kyriakou

The AUSTA AGM took place on Thursday November 26 online via Zoom. Relevant reports can be found below:   To read or download the Presidents Report for the 2020 AGM click HERE To read or download the Treasurer Report for the 2020 AGM click HERE To read or download the Stringendo Report for the 2020 AGM click HERE To...


AUSTA National Administrator – Job Description

September 30th, 2020 by Karen Kyriakou

AUSTA National Administrator   -  Job Description The Australian Strings Association (AUSTA) is a professional association of teachers, players and makers of bowed string instruments which promotes excellence in all aspects of performance, teaching, conducting and string instrument making. AUSTA aims to inspire and support students, amateurs and professionals and also to facilitate communication at local, national and...


SA Mini Conference 14/15/March 20 Report by Samantha Raftery

September 3rd, 2020 by Agnes Weinstein

AUSTA SA Mini Conference 14/15thMarch 2020   Over the course of the mid-March weekend, the South Australian branch of AUSTA was fortunate enough to have Robin Wilson lead us through a mini conference, comprised of presentations, discussions and masterclasses. This provided a wonderful opportunity for young string players to develop their skills as performers. Music educators were also treated to a number...


Polycorde Bow

June 24th, 2020 by Charlie McCarthy

https://www.polycordebow.com/shop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Etqw2HBJgE This fun and innovative new take on a 500 year old design allows the player to switch between single string playing and multi-string sustained chordal playing in an instant. With a minimal learning curve it is possible to operate the leverage system in the frog and play full bodied chords along with single string melody whilst you are playing....


AUSTA WA Facebook Group

February 5th, 2020 by WA Chapter

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...


AUSTA WA Group page

February 5th, 2020 by Helen Tuckey

In addition to the AUSTA WA Facebook page, 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.


2020 AUSTA Q Reading Day and AGM

January 27th, 2020 by Alexander Jamieson

Registration for AUSTA Q Reading Day now open.


Barry Green – 2021 International Presenter – Rescheduled Australian Tour. CANCELLED

July 1st, 2019 by Karen Kyriakou

AUSTA is sad to announce that is has made the decision to CANCEL the 2021 tour of Barry Green. This difficult decision was made due to continuing difficult travel conditions. Barry Green served as Principal Bassist of the Cincinnati Symphony for 28 years. He is a former Executive Director of the International Society of Bassists, and currently teaches at The...


Australian Luthiers and Archetiers Congress 13 – 20 July 2019

July 1st, 2019 by Sophias Strings

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AUSTA Q String Festival and Concerto Competition Now Open!

May 25th, 2019 by Alexander Jamieson

Registration is open for the much anticipated 2019 Strings Festival and Concerto Competition! Head over to the trybooking link below for all the details and information. https://www.trybooking.com/BCJXN


ASQ’s Exclusive 2-4-1 Ticket Offer for Members!

May 16th, 2019 by Karen Kyriakou

The ASQ are offering two tickets for the price of one as an exclusive AUSTA members offer. MOORE - BEETHOVEN - BRAHMS This year the Australian String Quartet commissioned Australian composer Kate Moore to write a new string quartet. Entitled


DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER!

May 15th, 2019 by TAS Chapter

ANAM Faculty member Karen Kyriakou presents a practical PD session for instrumental teachers of all instruments who teach groups or direct ensembles. The session will be held at the Dudley Clarke Performing Arts Centre, Hutchins School Hobart


DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER!

May 15th, 2019 by David Sanzone

ANAM Faculty member Karen Kyriakou presents a practical PD for instrumental teachers in Hobart on Saturday 25 May. Book now! trybooking.com/499298


The National Conference dates moved to Friday 1 July – Monday 4 July 2022

March 28th, 2019 by Gina De Francesco

After much discussion, the National Executive has decided to delay the next National Conference to 2022. This gives time for us to better understand what the future of conferences and large gatherings will be, and to work safely with our sponsors, international presenters and of course our members, in order to provide the best conference under whatever circumstances may be...


See the AUSTA WA Calendar on your iPad or iPhone Calendar app

March 24th, 2019 by WA Chapter

On an Apple Computer in Calendar   File > New Calendar Subscription Copy and paste https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/ujo6rutj401q9ivadjdsb5n618%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics   On an iPhone
  1. Tap Settings > Passwords and Accounts
  2. Tap Add Account (near the bottom)
  3. Choose "Other"
  4. Add Subscribed Calendar
  5. Copy and paste the following link
  6. https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/ujo6rutj401q9ivadjdsb5n618%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics


ADELAIDE STUDENT STRING ORCHESTRA WORKSHOP

March 17th, 2019 by Jennifer Eime

TERM 1 ADELAIDE STUDENT STRING ORCHESTRA WORKSHOP Including Adult student group. St Peter


AUSTA SA Adelaide Student String Orchestra Workshop

March 17th, 2019 by Jennifer Eime

Term 1


Loreta Fin 2018 Conference notes retraction

March 13th, 2019 by Loreta Fin

It has come to my attention that one of the papers I authored and presented at the 2018 AUSTA National String Conference in Perth and included on the AUSTA Website Resources page was flagged as problematic with regards to copyright and permission of some elements of the content. The paper indeed contained images that acknowledge the author Barbara Barber,...


WA Charity Orchestra

February 10th, 2019 by James Charles

Applications for the WA Charity Orchestra


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