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What's New

  • 2017 summer camp programs are now available! Learn more
  • 2018 National Orchestra Festival information is now available! Deadline to apply is April 17, 2017.

National Conference

  • Thank you to all who attended the ASTA 2017 National Conference! Save the date for next year's conference, March 7-10, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Submit a proposal to present a session at the ASTA 2018 National Conference in Atlanta. It's a great opportunity to share your expertise and elevate your visibility in the string community. Learn more. Deadline for session proposals is April 17, 2017.


  • ASTACAP — ASTA's certificate advancement program! Discover this program of noncompetitive examinations to assess your students. Get more information.
  • Check out the ASTA Calendar — Complete with deadlines and state chapter activities!
  • Need someone to guide you through the first few years of teaching? Check out ASTA's Mentoring Program.