String Researcher Award and Emergent String Researcher Award

The American String Teachers Association sponsors an award to recognize excellence in string research. The String Researcher Award will be awarded to a researcher whose work has contributed significantly to scholarship in string education and / or performance. This year the award will honor long-term achievement in research. Nominees should have a record of sustained engagement (at least 10 years) in the following research activities: publication in juried research journals, professional service in string research, and support (mentoring, collaboration, supervision) of other string researchers. 

The award will be presented at the ASTA National Conference in 2017. Nominations for the awards may come from any ASTA member; self-nomination is permitted. To nominate a qualified researcher, please provide the name and email address of the nominee and a letter of nomination that addresses the nominee's qualifications. The Research Award Committee will then contact the nominee to request essential information (curriculum vitae and other relevant documentation). 

Nominations for this award must be submitted electronically no later than October 28, 2016 to: 

John M. Geringer: