Summer Camps and Teacher Workshops
Download from the bottom of our String Notes Journal page:
our list of 2023 Summer Camps for students in our 5-state region.
our list of 2023 Teacher Training opportunities in our 5-state region.
Plan on attending MNSOTA's All-State Teacher Workshop, August 3–5, 2023 at the Concordia College, Moorhead.
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.
Arts Education is Essential
Download this PDF to share a statement of support for arts education.
Download Fall 2021 Suggested Mitigation Strategies and Using Stimulus Funds to Build String Programs
Why Strings? brochure
Download the Why Strings? brochure from the bottom of this page to share with administrators, colleagues and audience members.
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.astastrings.org. It is located under the "Learn Strings" menu on their homepage.
Music Makes Us Whole
MNSOTA is thrilled to be partnering with MPR and MMEA in the Music Makes Us Whole campaign. 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.