South Carolina Chapter

2nd Annual

SC ASTA mini Conference 2023

September 23rd @ SC Governor's School for Arts & Humanities

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Professional Development

With David Rudge

September 23rd @ Mini-Conference

South Carolina's Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities

(Teachers may receive PD Credit for Attending)  

Reading Session with Excelia Music 

September 23rd, 2023

2nd Annual SC ASTA MiniConference

Tyler Arcari (b. 1989) is a composer, arranger, author, and clinician whose music is played around the world. He received his B.A. and M.S. degrees in music education from Troy University where he studied with composer Ralph Ford and Euphonium under Dr. Mark J. Walker. As a teacher, Tyler has taught at both the middle and high school levels. Tyler’s primary focus when writing has been for the young musician. He became passionate about and interested in the needs of developing musicians as a classroom teacher, and finds writing for musicians at this level to be very rewarding.


Tyler's music can currently be found published through Excelcia Music Publishing, Wingert-Jones Publications and Carl Fischer Music. His original works have been featured on Bandworld Magazine’s Top 100, All-State programs, as well as numerous state contest lists and events such as the Midwest Clinic in Chicago. As an arranger, Tyler has worked with many high school, university, and community groups as well as for professionals such as Carl Hilding “Doc” Severinsen and vocalist Holly Shelton. As a Clinician, Tyler regularly appears as composer in residence as well as guest clinician for honor bands. 


Currently, Tyler serves as the Director of Music Production and Editing at Excelcia Music Publishing LLC, Wingert-jones Publications, and RBC Publications. In his spare time, Tyler enjoys playing fantasy-world video games and building his own computers. He is an avid animal lover and lives in Lakeland with his wife Heather, their two rabbits named Maximus and Marshmallow, their peach cat named Otis, and dog named Hilda. 

THANK YOU, Peter Boonshaft!!

Professional Development

With Peter Boonshaft!

September 9th @ 1:30 PM

Irmo High School, Orchestra Room

(Teachers may receive PD Credit for Attending)  

SC ASTA Solo & Ensemble Fall 2023

Registration Due October 31, 2023

Video submissions are due by November 1, 2023

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SC ASTA VIolin & Viola Choir 2024

Save the Date!

January 27th @ North Greenville University 

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SC ASTA Solo & Ensemble  2024

Registration Due April 15, 2024

Video submissions are due by May 15, 2024

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Registration Due April 15, 2024

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Virtual Fall 2022 S&E: Register NOw

Registration Now Open! Register students by October 30th. 

$5 / per solo

$5 / per member of each ensemble

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ASTA National Conference!

2023 Confernce

The 2022 ASTA National Conference will be in Orlando, FL on March 16-19, 2023!  More information to come.

Community Engagement Learning Series

Next Webinar: TBA

Will resume in the Fall 2022

Complete the form below to receive the link to the virtual meeting and receive an optional Professional Development certificate.  Register HERE: Join the Meeting!

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