I'm currently a senior at West Chester University pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education, Violin. I have been playing the violin for 17 years and was trained in the Suzuki Method at an early age. Throughout the year, I perform at numerous venues as a solo artist as well as with my string quartet. During the summer months, I teach at a summer music program in northern New Jersey.
The American String Teachers Association, founded more than 60 years ago, is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers. ASTA's members range from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. The organization provides a vast array of services, including instrument insurance, an award-winning scholarly journal, discounts on publications and resources, annual professional development opportunities, and access to collegial network of colleagues throughout the string profession.