2023 ASTA National Conference

Schedule at a Glance

*Schedule subject to change

View the Preliminary Session Schedule

Wednesday, March 15

Registration Open: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Pre-Conference Workshops: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
*separate fees apply

State Leadership Workshop: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
*for ASTA state chapter presidents and presidents-elect

Newcomer's Welcome: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Welcome Experience:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
        -Teachers Orchestra performance

Thursday, March 16

Registration Open: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Opening Session & Concert: 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Education Sessions: 9:45 am – 4:45 pm

  • Morning Break: 10:45 am – 11:15 am
  • Lunch Break: 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
  • National String Project Consortium Sessions
    • Best Practices: 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
    • Research: 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
  • Afternoon Break: 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

National Orchestra Festival Events: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Evening Concert: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Jam Session: 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Friday, March 17

Registration Open: 6:30 am – 3:30 pm

Education Sessions: 7:00 am – 5:30 pm

  • Break with Exhibitors: 10:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Lunch Break with Exhibitors: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Break with Exhibitors: 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm
  • Juried Research Poster Session4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

National Orchestra Festival Events: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open: 10:00 am – 6:30 pm
        -Exhibit Hall Mix & Mingle: 5:30pm - 6:30 pm

Evening Concert: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Jam Session: 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Saturday, March 18

Registration Open: 6:30 am – 2:00 pm

Education Sessions: 7:00 am – 3:45 pm

  • Break with Exhibitors: 10:30 am – 11:15 am
  • Lunch Break with Exhibitors: 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Open: 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Conference Finale Concert featuring National Orchestra Festival Winners: 4:00 pm