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June 1 - June 30
ASTACAP Online open for submissions

June 21
Entry deadline for the ASTA Composition Competition

July 1
Submit an article for the American String Teacher journal

ASTACAP Online is open June 1 - June 30: The ASTA Certificate Advancement Program provides non-competitive performance experience and detailed, supportive feedback for your students. Learn more about submitting student performances.

Enter ASTA's 75th Anniversary Composition Competition for a chance to have your music published, win a cash prize, and receive national recognition. Learn more

Are you a private studio teacher or small business owner and need liability, life, or health insurance? Learn more about ASTA member insurance plans.

Do you know students looking for private instruction? Use ASTA’s Find-a-Teacher Directory to find ASTA members in your area who have self-identified as private studio teachers.

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