Professional Conferences

OMEA Professional Development Conference: Jan. 30 – Feb. 1st 2020, Cincinnati

ASTA National Conference: March 4-7, 2020, Orlando, FL



Workshops may now be listed on this site free of charge, providing that the sponsor must be an active member of OSTA, Please email Erin Broadhurst ( if you would like to list your workshop. Thank you!


Undergraduate, Graduate or Professional Workshops

Karen Tuttle ‘Coordination’ Workshop — Cleveland, OH.
CONTACT:Cleveland Institute of Music, 11021 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44122. (216) 791-5000  x297

Kent/Blossom Music — Kent, OH.
CONTACT:Kent State University, PO Box 5190, E101 Music & Speech, Kent, OH 44242. (330) 672 2613.

Oberlin Conservatory Baroque Performance Institute — Oberlin, OH.
STRINGS FACULTY: Julie Andrijeski, Baroque Strings, Marilyn McDonald, Violin, Cynthia Roberts, Baroque Strings, Jane Starkman, Baroque Strings, Mary Anne Ballard, Cello, Catharina Meints, Baroque Cello, Kenneth Slowik, Cello.
CONTACT:77 West College St., Oberlin, OH 44074-1588. (440) 775-8044.

Ohio State University String Teacher Workshop — Columbus, OH. 
CONTACT: 1866 College Rd., Columbus, OH 43210. (614) 292-2336

Teaching Creativity — Columbus OH
This workshop is designed for traditional studio piano teachers who have little or no experience with jazz, blues, or popular music but would like to integrate these styles into their teaching as well as their own playing. Learn techniques developed by Bradley Sowash for his books, master classes and private studio to help students tap their creative musical impulses.

Workshops/Camps For Students (PreCollege)

American School of Double Bass — Columbus, OH.
 CONTACT:734 Oak St., Columbus, OH 43205. (614) 232-2277 Email:          

Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory String Camp — Berea, OH.
CONTACT: Conservatory Outreach, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH 44017. (440) 826-8065 or (440) 826-2365. Email:

Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory Summer Institute — Berea, OH.
CONTACT:275 Eastland Rd., Berea, OH 44017. (440) 826-2900.

Bowling Green State University String Camp — Bowling Green, OH
STRINGS FACULTY: Alan Smith, Cello; Vasile Beluska, Violin; Penny Thompson Kruse, Matthew Daline, viola; CONDUCTORS: Richard Webb, Ed Zunic, 2014 guest artists The Moxie Strings CONTACT:College of Musical Arts, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. (419) 372-2428.      Email:

Creative Strings Workshop —  Columbus, Ohio 
Creative Strings Workshop  youth program –  a motivational and fun “Eclectic Styles Strings” day camp hosted at Ohio Wesleyan University.  Christian Howes, Creative Director   Email:

Olentangy Summer Strings Camp — Otterbein University, Westerville OH
CONTACT: Mrs. Lori Cornett

OSU Morning Strings Student Workshop —  Columbus, OH    Email:

Otterbein Summer Music Experience — Otterbein University, Westerville OH

Rock On! String Camp –– Lakewood, OH.
STRINGS FACULTY: The Lakewood Project, Beth Hankins, Patty Perec, Trista Emmons
CONTACT:Beth Hankins

Wooster Music Camp — Wooster, OH
Held on the campus of the College of Wooster.
Contact Nancy Ditmer

Wyoming Center for the Arts– Wyoming, OH.
CONTACT:322 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, OH 45215. (413) 948-1900.


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