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Marianne Kroemer, “Permanent Learning”

Fifty years of ESTA By: Mart Roegholt, ESTA Netherlands Marianne Kroemer, a violinist from Austria, founded ESTA in Graz in 1972. Fifty years later, during de ESTA conference in Graz in 2022, she was honoured for it; she received the medal of honour of the town of Graz and a national award. She is now a lady of 93 years … Read More

ESTA UK Summer School

ESTA members, International Conference delegates and friends from Europe and beyond are warmly invited to attend the ESTA UK Summer School. Held in the historic English town of Cheltenham, on the edge of the Cotswolds, 4. – 9. August 2024. Presenters include world class string educators including Steve Bingham, Sarah Crooks, Chris Haigh, Glyn Oxley, Michelle Falcon, James Halsey and … Read More

The Online Future of ESTA International

The Online Future of ESTA International Establishment of an expanded online presence of ESTA International with the sections Information Center (public domain), Pedagogic Help Forum (non public domain), Help Center for International Connections (non public domain) and StringsArt. The new ESTA Help Center offer a significant improvement in professional opportunities for all ESTA members. With a focus on pedagogical advice … Read More

52nd ESTA Conference in Porto 2024

In the year that ESTA Portugal celebrates its 10th anniversary, with the PORTO 2024 Conference we want to highlight what connects us as teachers, with our students, and as representatives of different educational and cultural communities. In “Connecting People” we intend to strengthen connections and tread paths in music teaching that bring us closer to a better world. For more … Read More

ESTA for Ukraine

Dear colleagues I hope this message finds you in good health and high spirits. On behalf of the European String Teachers Association (ESTA) Central Board, I am writing to provide you with an update on our humanitarian project aimed at supporting our colleagues in Ukraine amidst the ongoing conflict with Russia. As you are aware, the situation in Ukraine has … Read More