ASTA Certificate Advancement Program (ASTACAP)
UPDATE: ASTA has a virtual opportunity for your students to receive a national recognition certificate for their hard work this year. With end-of-year studio recitals no longer an option, the ASTACAP Online Program is a great resource that we are offering FREE to member teachers June 1 - June 30, 2020. Learn more.
The ASTA Certificate Advancement Program (ASTACAP) seeks to establish definite goals and awards for students of all levels through non-competitive examinations. Students are judged on technical and musical preparedness at specific levels (foundation – level 10) by an ASTA examiner of musical and pedagogical stature. A certificate of achievement is awarded for each level successfully completed.
Progressive, flexible curriculum of scales, etudes, and repertoire from foundation – level 10
Individualized selection of study materials
Use in any teaching tradition
Non-competitive performance experience
Examination by highly experienced, respected instructional specialists
Detailed, supportive feedback
Exam results provided directly to teachers
Collaborate with other students and teachers
How do you and your students benefit from ASTACAP?
The ASTACAP Handbook is free to ASTA members. Examinations are available in-person or online.