ASTA members form a vibrant community that engages in a number of ways year-round, advocating for more opportunities for string education and helping each and every member grow as a student, educator, industry member, or player. Opportunities abound to attend annual national conferences, view bimonthly webinars, engage with state chapters, join committees, and more! Learn more about these opportunities and discover how you can be an active member of the ASTA community at the links below.
Become a Member
ASTA membership is a high-value opportunity, offering a number of exclusive benefits tailored to best serve individual, corporate, and institutional members. Learn more and become a member today!
Conference & Summit
Our annual National Conference, National Orchestra Festival, and Virtual Summit (NEW for 2023!) are our flagship events, offering an unrivaled chance to connect and engage with the string educator community.
ASTA eLearning (Webinars)
ASTA eLearning covers string-related topics including pedagogy, trends, and hot topics for all types of string programs. Learn from your peers and leaders in the string community.
Engage with Chapters
Our state chapters offer a conduit to engage with your local string teaching community, and student chapters offer a way to engage with ASTA early in your career and form lifelong connections.
Join a Committee
Our committees guide our thinking and actions as we work to find the best ways to serve our a community of diverse backgrounds and interests with ever-evolving needs.
Donate to ASTA
Your support helps us continue to provide resources, professional development, robust state and local chapter events, and advocacy to ensure access to string teaching in our nation’s schools.
Advocate for Strings
Whether a teacher, parent, student, or friend, learn more about how you can help advocate for string education in your community, and find resources to help you get started.
Advertise with ASTA
ASTA's member base provides a large audience with many opportunities for vendors and organizations spread the word about their products, services, and programs.