"To enrich lives through the joy of teaching and playing stringed instruments."

Professional Development

Are you an orchestra director who is a non string player? Join ASTA’s Florida Boot Camp from June 28-30. Limited to the first 45 registrants. Click here for more information and to register.


  • Planning for an after-school program for next school year? Here are the steps to assure success
  • Now available April's Online ASTACAP exam. Apply here.
  • Order your copy of the ASTA String Curriculum here.
  • "ASTA Standards for Successful School String/Orchestra Teachers" now online
  • String Research Journal, Volume V available now 
  • Click here to find a 2016 summer camp.
  • Consider joining your local ASTA student chapter, or starting your own!

2017 National Conference

  • Interested in being an exhibitor next year in Pittsburgh? Click here!
  • Save the date! 2017 ASTA National Conference, March 1-4, 2017