We believe playing a stringed instrument can change a life. Founded in 1946, the American String Teachers Association exists to support string and orchestra teachers and players. Our members range from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. We provide teaching resources, professional education, local and national events, a career center, insurance programs, and access to a vibrant and collaborative strings community.
ASTA actively seeks members who want to make a difference in the strings community!
ASTA Board of Directors Statement
ASTA condemns the continuing acts of violence against the Black community. We denounce racism, hatred, and violence in any form and raise our voices in support of our Black members and our Black string students. Black Lives Matter. Read the full statement.
ASTA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.