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Oklahoma Arts Council Grants

ASTA-OK Mini-Grants

Schools Can Apply for Classroom Supply Grants through Nov. 1

Applications are now open for schools to request up to $500 to purchase eligible art supplies and materials for their visual and performing arts classrooms. The Oklahoma Arts Council's new Classroom Supply Grants for Visual and Performing Arts program is available to PreK-12 public, public charter, and non-religious private schools statewide. Schools must have at least one part-time arts instructor in the discipline for which they seek funding.

Supplies for programs involving dance, drama and theatre, music, and visual arts (including media arts) can be purchased using grant funding. Eligible supplies include, but are not limited to, sheet music, props, instrument rental, drawing and painting materials, clay, cleaning supplies, and other consumable art materials.

Apply for a Classroom Supply Grant. Deadline to apply is November 1.

See the guidelines here.

NALAC Fund for the Arts Accepting Applications

The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) is currently accepting applications for theNALAC Fund for the Arts. The program offers support through several categories for Latinx artists/ensembles and for organizations whose primary mission is focused on Latinx arts and culture in any discipline.

Awards of up to $10,000 will be granted. Funding can assist in the development, creation, presentation, and sustainbility or artistic excellence. For organizations, funding can be used for individual projects and programming or operational support.

Among the NALAC Fund for the Arts categories, the NALAC Pod Grant is open to Latinx artists or cultural workers for projects focusing on leadership development and network building.

Deadline to apply is September 25 for projects taking place in 2020. Click here to learn more.

YoungArts' National Arts Competition

Emerging artists in Oklahoma ages 15-18 or in grades 10-12 are encouraged to apply for YoungArts' National Arts Competition. Open to students across the United States, the competition includes 10 disciplines in the performing and visual arts. Submissions are evaluated on merit through a blind adjudication process. Approximately 700 winners were selected in last year's competition.

Winners receive awards of up to $10,000, professional development, and mentorship opportunities. They also receive performance and exhibition opportunties at leading cultural institutions.

Applications are due October 11. Click here to learn more.

Links to Online String and Music Resources

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American Harp Society

American String Teachers Association

American Viola Society

Americans for the Arts

Chamber Music America

International Society of Bassists

International Viola Society

Internet Cello Society

League of American Orchestras

National Association for Music Education (MENC)

National Endowment for the Arts

Oklahoma Music Educators Association

Suzuki Association of the Americas

Youth Orchestras, Pre-College Programs, and Community Orchestras

Barthelmes Conservatory

Oklahoma Arts Institute

Oklahoma Center for Arts Education

Oklahoma Community Orchestra

Oklahoma Youth Orchestras (Harrison Academy)

OSU String Academy

Tulsa Youth Symphony

Tulsa Metro Youth Orchestra


Cameron University

East Central University

Eastern Oklahoma State College

Langston University

Metropolitan College

Mid-America Christian University

Murray State College

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College

Northeastern State University

Northern Oklahoma College

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma Baptist University

Oklahoma Christian University

Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma Panhandle State University

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Oral Roberts University

Phillips Theological Seminary

Platt College

Rogers State University

Saint Gregorys University

Seminole State College

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Southern Nazarene University

Southwestern Christian University

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

University of Central Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

University of Tulsa

Western Oklahoma State College


Alexander Technique

American Music Conference

Bowed Radio

Classical Guitar


J. S. Bach Home Page

Mimi Zwieg String Pedagogy

Music Teaching Resources

Mutopia Project

Online Violin Tuner

Petrucci Music Library


The Violin Site

The Well-Tempered Musician

Viola Web Site

Violin Masterclass

Violinist in Balance

Virtual Sheet Music