Individual Membership  


In addition to joining a national organization of more than 7,500 members, your membership also includes membership in your state chapter.

Professional ($116 annually)

Open to all string teachers, performers, and supporters of the string community. Professional members receive all benefits, including the ability to vote and elect officers.

Senior ($85 annually)

Open to those members who are 62 or older. Senior members enjoy all of the benefits of Professional membership at a reduced rate. Birth date is required.

Dual ($162 annually)

Open to all Professional couples residing at the same address. One membership fee covers both Professional memberships; however, only one copy of the American String Teacher journal is received per household.

Student ($57 annually)

Open to full-time students only. Students receive all benefits except the ability to vote and elect officers. To qualify under this category, students MUST provide 1) date of birth, 2) anticipated graduation date, and 3) evidence of full-time enrollment (i.e., copy of current school ID card, copy of class schedule or tuition payment receipt, confirmation from registrar on school letterhead, birth certificate, etc.). If student joins ASTA online, he or she must submit proof of full-time status within 10 business days (via mail, fax, or email). Otherwise, it should accompany the mailed application form.

Standard Application Form
your form with check or credit card payment to ASTA, 4155 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030, or fax your form with credit card payment to 703-279-2114. Questions? Contact the ASTA Membership Department at

Membership rates are in effect July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020. Dues are non-refundable.