ASTACAP 2019 Is Fast Approaching!
The American String Teachers Association Certificate Advancement Program (ASTACAP) provides a comprehensive curriculum and program of examinations designed to serve string teachers and their students in the United States (American String Teachers Association). The ASTACAP establishes and defines national goals for string students at all levels. Students are evaluated on technical and musical achievements, receiving a written comments and grade, and being awarded with a certificate for successful completion of each level.
There are two types of exams for ASTACAP, one is taking place locally and the other is online. Check www.astastrings.org to obtain further information.
The local event will be taking place on May 4th 2019, Saturday, at University of Portland, the Mago Hunt Center. The Application due date is March 15, 2019. The address to send the application is:
Pacific Violin Academy
PO Box 91332
Portland OR 97291
Please note that application received after March 15th 2019 will not be accepted for the exam. All music prepared for the exam needs to meet the styles and copyright requirements for each level. No parents nor teachers are allowed to be present at the exam rooms. The exam will be stopped until the room is clear and will be canceled without any refund if such behavior persisted. Please double-check the requirements for each level and copyright issues. Notice will be sent within a week after March 15th, 2018 to the teachers if requirements are not met. Please contact Hong Chou at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and application form.
The ASTACAP online examination is available by using the following link to
https://www.astastrings.org/Web/Resources/ASTACAP/Online_Examinations.aspx Please go to http://www.astastrings.org to find out more.
Hong Chou ASTACAP Chair OR ASTA