Our Mission


Our Business and Mission:

We provide professional development, career building & support, and a community of peers for all teachers of stringed instruments.

Our Impact and Vision:

Enriching lives through universal access to fine string playing and teaching.

Our Core Values:
  • Teaching & Learning. We are lifelong learners and share our knowledge openly.
  • Diversity & Inclusion. We value every person for the differences of identity, ideas, and interests they bring, and we actively work to engage with those differences.
  • Community. We harness the power of collaboration between people.
  • Integrity. We will be honest and aligned with our values – always.
  • Passion. We approach our work with focus and intentionality of commitment.
  • Excellence. We will always strive to do our very best work in service of our community.
Our Goals:
  • Develop and deliver high-value, timely solutions that support the string teacher and player’s evolving needs.
  • Foster community among string teachers and players.
  • Ensure the organizational future of ASTA for upcoming generations of string teachers and players with membership growth and financial health.