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June 1
Applications due for the 2023 ASTA National Orchestra Festival

June 1 – June 30
ASTACAP Online open for submissions

June 3
Session proposals due for the 2023 ASTA National Conference

Applications for the 2023 ASTA National Orchestra Festival in Orlando, Florida, are now open! All orchestras that apply will receive detailed feedback from NOF leadership. Submit your application by June 1, 2022.

The ASTA Certificate Advancement Program (ASTACAP) online portal will be open from June 1 to June 30, 2021. Prepare now to submit your students' performances. Learn more.

Do you know students looking for private instruction? Use ASTA’s online Find-a-Teacher Directory to find ASTA members in your area who have self-identified as private studio teachers.

New Edition! ASTA String Curriculum: Concise, easy to use, and comprehensive, this national string curriculum provides a clear scope-and-sequence, more than 200 specific learning targets, and practical information for teachers from every level of experience.

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