COVID-19 Updates and Resources

ASTA, like the general public, is concerned about the growing spread of the coronavirus and its impact on our communities, classes, and students. We are committed to sharing vital information and updates with the string music education community through online channels. Below are some resources to help you stay informed on this rapidly evolving situation. You can count on ASTA to share new information and resources as they become available.

U.S. Small Business Administration

CARES Act – Financial relief for eligible studio teachers, performers, and small businesses impacted by COVID-19

ASTA Resources

Instrument Cleaning Tips

ASTA Member Recommendations: Tools for Teaching Remotely

Using Technology in the Studio

ASTA Connect – log in to the ASTA online member community to share resources and support with your peers


Remote teaching resources from ASTA partner SAGE Publishing

“Music is one of those things we turn to in times of crisis and times of uncertainty.” - Michelle Heckert via the Washington Post

Date: April 6, 2020
We will continue to update resources as new information becomes available