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October 19
Proposals due for juried research poster session at ASTA National Conference

Proposals due for virtual sessions at the conference

October 30
Nominations due for String Researcher Award

October 31
Member-Get-A-Member Campaign last day to earn rewards

November 4
ASTA Town Hall on Monitoring the Future of Your String Program

NEW Back-to-School Resources
  • Fall 2021 Suggested Mitigation Strategies in the Strings Classroom and Studio
  • Recruiting Tips and Tricks
  • Using Stimulus Funds to Build String Programs in Schools
  • More

ASTA String Researcher Award Call for Nominations – This year, the award will honor an early-career researcher. Learn more.

ASTA Elizabeth A. H. Green School Educator Award Call for Nominations – Honors a string teacher with a current and distinguished career in a school orchestral setting. Learn more.

Submit your research for the juried poster session at the 2022 ASTA National Conference, March 16-19 in Atlanta, Georgia. We are accepting submissions of research conducted by undergraduate students, graduate students, university faculty, and practicing teachers. Proposals are due by October 19, 2021.

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