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(703) 279-2113

2024 Virtual String Teachers Summit

July 15-16 | Asynchronous access through December 31, 2024


String Synergy: Sparking Artistry, Innovation, and Connection

Join the largest national gathering of string educators, artists, students, and industry and be reenergized in your own performance and teaching practice.

2025 National Conference

March 19-22 | Atlanta, GA


String Synergy: Sparking Artistry, Innovation, and Connection

Reenergize your performance and teaching.

Bornoff Foundation for the Advancement of String Education (FASE)

Debbie Lyle, Executive Director

(434) 286-8800

2024 Bornoff Approach Virtual Workshops

Session 1: June 17-19

Session 2: August 12-14


Perfect for all levels of teaching experience, this workshop reviews the materials, processes, and pacing of the Bornoff Approach in a heterogeneous or homogeneous class setting. It's a great place to get started with the approach, to improve your own playing on a primary or secondary instrument, and to ask detailed questions on how to use it in YOUR program. Focus will be on the processes of "Creative Review" and "Adaptive Lesson Pacing" as we explore three main components of performance at the beginning through intermediate levels: Tone Production, Patterning and Intonation, Music Literacy. Teachers $225; College Students/Faculty and El Sistema Teaching Artists FREE. Facilitators: Debbie Lyle, Felipe Morales-Torres, and guests.

El Sistema USA

Lauren Shelton, Executive Director - Butler Community Arts School

(317) 940-5500

El Sistema USA National Symposium at Butler University

June 13-15, 2024

Both Live/In-Person and Virtual/Online | Indianapolis, IN

Join us for the El Sistema USA National Symposium at Butler University, June 13-15. Designed for music educators and administrators, the symposium features inspiring sessions and performances. Registration: $225+. Ages: 18+. Don't miss this opportunity to advance equity-based music education! Facilitators: Clinicians from across the country!

Smart String Teacher

Grace Law, Director of Pedagogy

(647) 238-6479

Smart String Teacher Academy



Take my unique training to learn the instruments you don't play, while learning my simple, quick and effective step-by-step method for teaching strings. In just weeks, you’ll learn to take your students from the beginning stages to shifting and vibrato and come out confidently demonstrating all these skills too. Suitable for string players and non-string players alike.

The Ohio State University

Robert Gillespie & Heather Lofdahl, Workshop Directors

(614) 292-7664

The Ohio State String Teacher Workshop

July 7-13, 2024

Both Live/In-Person and Virtual/Online | Columbus, OH

Workshop includes instrument repair sessions, conducting labs, reading sessions, sessions for the secondary string player, instrument technique classes, and more! For in-service and pre-service string teachers.


  • Non-Credit = $499
  • CEU Credit = $549
  • Graduate Credit = $650
  • ASTA Student Non-Credit = $150
  • ASTA Student Graduate Credit = $250


  • Non-Credit = $199
  • CEU Credit = $249

Facilitators: Dr. Robert Gillespie, Dr. Heather Lofdahl, The Baroque Violin Shop, The Loft Violin Shop, Dr. Christen Blanton, Prof. Miriam Burns, Brian Cole, Andy Dabczynski, Dr. Kathleen Horvath, Scott Laird, Dr. Charles Laux, Deborah Price, Matt Radspinner, Chris Selby, Margaret Selby, Alan Lee Silva, Dr. Juliet White-Smith, JulieAnn Bernard, Erin Broadhurst, Julie Ellis, Matt Kinnear, Tanner Otto, Angela Santangelo, Sarah Siegler, Emily Way, Doug Wright, Cory Zilisch

(703) 279-2113

4155 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA, 22030

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