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  • 2016 ASTA National Conference - come join us!   Learn           Connect            Partners
  • Tampa Metropolitan Youth Orchestra to play at conference opening ceremony!
  • We’re looking for donations for the Silent Auction at the conference!
  • Apply now to play in a master class at the conference. Click here.


  • ASTA National Solo Competition Laureate Finalists announced!
  • Details for the 2017 National Orchestra Festival now available, join us in Pittsburgh!
  • Consider joining your local ASTA student chapter, or starting your own!


  • November's Kudos Award to Lya Stern! We need your remarkable member nominations for Kudos program. 


  • "ASTA Standards for Successful School String/Orchestra Teachers" now online
  • Hot off the ASTA presses! Lucien Capet and Superior Bowing Technique book 
  • String Research Journal, Volume V available now