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News 2018-03-15T09:04:05+00:00
    • After many months of work the new ESTA (UK) website today went live. We hope that you will find this site quick and easy to use, with plenty of features for both casual visitors and ESTA (UK) members. We’re still adding to several bits of functionality, and the site will be expanding over the coming months. We’d welcome any feedback on the site, including details of any bugs you might find along with suggestions for […]

    • We’re delighted to be able to offer a £300 discount on the cost of the ESTA PGC course to all members resident in the UK. The course is an exciting chance to develop your teaching skills in the company of highly experienced mentors. If you’ve been considering doing the course then now is the time to take advantage of this very special offer. To find out full details of the PGC course, and for application […]

    • The 2018 International Conference in Malta is rapidly approaching. Our UK Editor, Steve Bingham, will be there all week and is giving one of the concerts, plus a talk about music technology. He’ll be reporting back for Arco, so if you can’t get to the conference yourself you’ll be able to read all about it in the summer issue. The international ESTA conferences provide a fantastic opportunity to learn about string teaching methods in other […]

    • Summer School 2018-we’d love to see you there!! We have an amazing line up for this year’s summer school, come and join us for a truly inspirational week of learning, recharging your batteries, challenging yourself and meeting some fantastic people – all at a great venue too! Professional development lies at the heart of the European String Teachers Association and each year the Summer School draws together a world-class faculty of teacher-presenters to share experiences […]

    • David Angel

      We were shocked to hear of the sudden death, on April 10th, of David Angel – 2nd violin of the Maggini Quartet. His quartet colleagues, Julian, Martin and Michal write: “David Angel sadly died on the evening of Monday 10th April, unexpectedly, of a presumed heart attack, on a Maggini Quartet course in Oxford. He died doing what he loved and excelled at – playing, sharing and teaching his total passion for music. A human and […]