OSTA Middle School Camp

23 02 2014

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JULY 27 – AUGUST 3, 2014
Camp Campbell Gard, Hamilton OH

Musical Experiences: Rehearsing and performing in one of two orchestras, focus on instrument technique in sectional rehearsals, small ensemble instruction with an ensemble coach, general music class focused on rhythm skills, pitch development, movement and improvisation.

Camp Experiences: campfires, swimming, canoeing, hiking, team sports (basketball, soccer, etc), arts & crafts, a low ropes activity and a variety of games.

Camp Facilities: Camp Campbell Gard is located in the Greater Miami Valley just north of Cincinnati, OH. A YMCA facility, you can visit their website at http://www.gmvymca.org/camp.aspx

OSTA Member Discount! If your string teacher is an active member of OSTA, you receive a $25 discount off the price of tuition.

Scholarship Application: A limited amount of scholarship funding is available. Please send a request to : Ed Zunic, OSTA MS Camp, 1606 Doone Rd. , Columbus OH 43221

OSTA Camper Fee:  $450
Prepaid Deposit with Application: $200
Teacher OSTA member discount: (-$25)

ASTA Conference Info!

11 02 2014

The 2014 ASTA National Conference
March 5-8, 2014
Louisville, KY


Nestled on the banks of the Ohio River, Louisville, Kentucky has loads of small-town hospitality, a cosmopolitan riverfront district linked to the city’s park system, a diverse arts scene, downtown’s Museum Row on Main, and a growing foodie market with its own Restaurant Row. There’s a lot to do in Louisville; as in, whatever you want.www.GoToLouisville.com
Photo:  Courtesy of Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau

 Click here to see the 2014 Conference Brochure

OSTA’s 9th Biennial Chamber Music Competition

11 02 2014

February 23, 2014 at Otterbein University

DEADLINE — Saturday, February 15th, 2014


The Ohio String Teachers’ Association Chamber Music Competition is open to precollege ensembles and collegiate ensembles comprised of trios, quartets, quintets as well as mixed groups of strings with winds and/or strings with piano. Prize winners in each category will be selected based on live performance. Groups will be judged by prominent chamber musicians from the region and will receive written comments on their performance. Each group will receive a certificate of particpation from OSTA.

Click here to download details about the OSTA Chamber Music Competition


29 11 2013

Ohio String Teachers’ Association
Cincinnati Violin Day





7 01 2013


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Our Board of Directors!

9 08 2012

To read more information about each member of the board, click here:

Board of Directors

Gretchen Zunic, President : gzunic@uaschools.org

Sherry Ellis, Vice President/President-elect : sherry.ellis@cinci.rr.com

Kathleen Horvath, Past President: Kah24@case.edu

Betty Anne Gottlieb, Treasurer : Bettyanne.gottlieb@uc.edu

Jesse Martin, Secretary : martinj@avon.k12.oh.us

Erin Yelton Broadhurst, Webmaster : erin_broadhurst@hboe.org

Jim BatesJBates@otterbein.edu

Renee Blackburn : Rxb214@case.edu

Matthew Daline :  mdaline@me.com

Gayley Hautzenroederhautzie@one.net

Stacy LemkeStacy.lemke@yahoo.com

Eve WarnerEve.warner@zoomtown.com

Welcome to OSTA!

27 03 2010


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