2016 Honor Strings Festival

Join us for the 2016 ASTA Honor Strings Festival. 

Where: Samford University, Birmingham
When: October 28-30th
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Register online by visiting the FORMS page

See the 2016 Schedule HERE

Hotel Information:
Red Roof Inn
1466 Montgomery Highway (Highway 31)
Vestavia, Al 35216
129 + Tax nightly
Group name is ASTA Honor
We have a 15 rooms set aside for our festival under the name: ASTA Honor

Sibling Discount Policy

We are very excited to offer a sibling discount to families with more than one child participating in the ASTA Honors Festival.

First student is full price, but all additional family member participants will now qualify for a 25% discount.  We wanted to encourage everyone to participate.  Please let us know if you have any questions.

Junior Orchestra Conductor

Erin  Little is the director of orchestras for Derby Middle School and Seaholm High School in Birmingham, MI. Her orchestras receive consistently superior and excellent ratings at MSBOA Orchestra and Music in the Parks Music Festivals. Her students have also been accepted into MSBOA All-State Orchestras. Ms. Little holds a B.M. in Music Education (with honors) from Michigan State University and M.M. in Music Education from the University of Michigan. Ms. Little has additional certification in Suzuki Method and Music Learning Theory teaching practices. As a professional music educator, Ms. Little is specifically interested in 21st century teaching practices, student-driven learning opportunities, technology integration, and innovation in string teaching. Ms. Little has presented at the Michigan Music Conference, ARTS First! Conference, and the National ASTA Conference. Ms. Little actively performs as a freelance cellist and chamber musician.


Past: ASTA Spring Violin Festival

March 14, 2015 at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.  

PAST:ASTA Honors Festival 2014

November 7-9, 2014 at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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We are pleased to announce that the 2014-2016 board members are:

Stephen Finley, President
Caroline Nordlund, Past President
Jacob Adams, President - Elect

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