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Statement of Support for Arts Education
November 1 - 30
ASTACAP Online program open
Applications due for 2021 NOF Cyberfest
Nomination deadline for Elizabeth A. H. Green School Educator Award
Application deadline for String Project Award
Nomination deadline for String Research Journal Editorial Board
ASTA webinar Advocating for your program: Rebuilding and recruiting during and after the pandemic
ASTA is excited to celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2021! We are kicking things off early with a composition competition. Learn more.
ASTA condemns the continuing acts of violence against the Black community. We denounce racism, hatred, and violence in any form and raise our voices in support of our Black members and our Black string students. Black Lives Matter. Read the ASTA Board of Directors Statement.
Get ongoing resources and support during COVID-19. Check our resources page for the strings community.
Resuming Instruction During COVID-19: Classroom and Studio — ASTA's planning guides provide suggestions for navigating online, face-to-face, and hybrid instructional situations. Learn more.
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