Welcome to the official website of MNSOTA, the Minnesota chapter of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA). We are an enthusiastic group of orchestra and string instrument teachers and performers. We offer a wide range of activities for students and teachers of all levels and experience. Read below for upcoming events and announcements, or visit the links on the left for additional information.
Congratulations Award Winners!
Please join us at the Fall Clinic and Luncheon to congratulate our 2016 MNSOTA Award winners:
Yuko Heberlein -- Master Teacher: studio
Michael Halstenson -- Master Teacher: school orchestra
Northfield School District -- Meritorious Orchestra Program
Kristine Wiese -- Community Service
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School String Program "Snapshot" Survey
Participate in MNSOTA's School String Program "Snapshot" Survey
- to help school teachers network with others in similar sized schools/programs- to help private teachers find schools in need of more private support- to help colleges find school teachers to support student teaching and methods practicum.- to help families who are moving find a school with a string program
Students & Parents: Looking for a String Teacher?
Are you looking for a studio teacher in your area? You can search a database of ASTA (American String Teachers Association) teachers/members by state and instrument. Please visit the database at the ASTA web site at www.astaweb.com and go to the link from their home page.
If you have some skills you would like to share with the organization, please visit the Get Involved! page for more details.