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

What's New

  • Renew or start an ASTA student chapter to build careers and develop leadership skills! Deadline to apply is November 15, 2016
  • Scholarships Available: Apply today for a Bornoff Scholarship. Deadline to apply is December 5, 2016
  • Nominate a school string teacher for the Elizabeth A. H. Green School Educator Award. Deadline for nominations is November 1, 2016
  • Personalize your ASTA experience! Update your membership profile and make sure we have your email address to receive electronic ASTA updates.  

2017 National Conference - March 1-4, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA

  • Save on registration by registering by November 15, 2016. Learn more and Register TODAY! 
  • Receive and observe hands on learning though 11 pre-collegiate and collegiate master classes
  • Attend a pre-conference deep dive session like "All About the Bow!" which focuses on mastering bowing skills. Learn more about our deep dive workshops here
  • Interested in being an exhibitor next year in Pittsburgh? Click here!


  • Planning for an after-school program for next school year? Here are the steps to ensure success.
  • Check out the ASTA Calendar -- Complete with deadlines and State Chapter activities!
  • Are you looking for a new position? Take a look at ASTA's job postings!
  • Need someone to guide you through the first few years of teaching? Check out ASTA's Mentoring Program.