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Apply now for the String Researcher Award for 2017. Download the information.

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Take a look at ASTA's job postings!

Did you know your membership dues include the national organization AND your state chapter? Check here to see what your state chapter has to offer!

Start organizing your new school year
-- take a look at ASTA's publications including the ASTA String Curriculum, a comprehensive K-12 string program curriculum with clear and concise scope-and-sequence and more than 200 specific learning tasks. 


  • Planning for an after-school program for next school year? Here are the steps to ensure success.
  • "ASTA Standards for Successful School String/Orchestra Teachers" now online.
  • Click here to find a 2016 summer camp.
  • Renew online today! Log on (top right corner, your email user name and password) and once logged in, use the my account link next to the cart to manage your account and dues online.

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
Submitted a Session Proposal? Selection status emails will be sent the week of August 22 with your session details included. 

2017 Juried Research Poster Session
Research conducted by leading pedagogues will be on display with authors available to discuss their research and answer questions. 
Interested in presenting? Submit your proposal online by October 15, 2016 here