String Notes Journal

String Notes
, the journal of MNSOTA is published three times a year with target publication dates of September 30, January 1 and April 1. The 36-page magazine contains original pedagogy articles submitted by our membership and reports on MNSOTA activities. Articles, announcements and advertisements are always welcome. The submission deadline is six weeks before publication (July 15, November 15, February 15). 

String Notes is sent to all MNSOTA members. Subscriptions are available to non-Minnesota residents for a fee.

MNSOTA is grateful to the regular advertisers and contributors who make publication of String Notes possible. View a list of these advertisers on the Web Links page.

For more information about advertising rates or submitting articles, please contact Faith Farr.

If you are interested in contributing articles or receiving back issues, please contact:

Faith Farr, String Notes editor
4 Sunshine Lane
St. Paul, MN 55127

Summer Camps and Teacher Workshops

2020 lists of Summer Camps and Teacher Training Opportunities will be posted in late March / early April.

Download below our list of 2019 Summer Camps for students in our 5-state region. We particularly encourage you to send students to MNSOTA's Upper Midwest String Camp at the College of St. Benedict.

Download below our list of 2019 Teacher Training opportunities in our 5-state region. We particularly encourage you to attend MNSOTA's All-State Teacher Workshop at the University of Minnesota, Duluth

Music Makes Us Whole

Download below a full-page PDF explaining the benefits of music for your students and parents to share with their school administrators.

Consider using this as an insert in your concert programs this year.

Summer Camp Information

One of the many helpful features of String Notes is the annual listing of summer camps and teacher workshops for Minnesota and surrounding areas. Download a copy of the 2019 listings below. 2020 listings will be posted in late March / early April.
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