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Online exams open November 1
Our members range from budding student teachers to artist-status performers.
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Deadline to apply for scholarships to ASTA National Conference
Early bird savings deadline for ASTA National Conference
Looking for local string events? Visit the ASTA State Chapter Events Calendar to see what is happening in your area. Your national membership also includes membership in your state chapter.
Congratulations to ASTA award winners! See who won the ASTA Artist Teacher Award and more.
Scholarships are available to attend the 2020 ASTA National Conference in Orlando, Florida. Learn more and apply by December 3, 2019.
What does culturally responsive teaching look like in rural, suburban, and urban orchestra programs? Check out this article from the American String Teacher journal.
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"Throughout my long career, ASTA has been my resource for ideas, networking, and support from a group of people just like me." -Patricia in Ashland, OR
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"I have used tons of ideas from the ASTA publications and local or national conferences and events. ASTA is a really great organization supporting my teaching." -Vi in Loveland, CO
Our members range from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. Join us! We look forward to meeting you!