Institutional Membership

Educational institutions at all levels benefit from ASTA membership—all for the low price of $175 annually. After reading the following list of benefit highlights, use the links below for more information—or to become an Institutional member today!

  • Market your music program to over 7,500 string teachers nationally who work with thousands of students
  • Easily advertise open positions in your program to a national audience
  • Gain access to the latest string research information through journals
  • Participate in national and state events at reduced costs
  • Demonstrate your commitment to the string profession for future students
  • Be part of the vision of enriching lives through universal access to fine string playing and teaching


Specific Benefits:

  • NEW: Online searchable music program directory accessed by over 7,500 teachers nationally
  • NEW: Summer camp online searchable directory—a way for your institution to showcase your summer programs nationally
  • NEW: Advertise your open positions to a national audience through the online career center
  • A free annual subscription to American String Teacher (AST), our award-winning quarterly journal
    A free issue of the String Research Journal, a yearly compendium of research reports which enhance knowledge regarding the teaching and learning of string instruments and string music
  • Reduced advertising rates in AST, in the ASTA National Conference program book, and on our website (savings of more than 25 percent!)
  • Reduced fees for exhibit space at the ASTA National Conference, the nation’s premier event focused on strings—and a prime location for recruiting students (savings of more than 25 percent!)
  • Recognition in AST and on the ASTA website for your university's string-related accomplishments
  • An opportunity to host receptions at the ASTA National Conference (available only to Institutional and String Industry Council members)
We appreciate your support of ASTA and look forward to adding your institution’s name to the list of prestigious universities that support the advancement of strings as ASTA Institutional members.